Janell Groskreutz can recall vividly the day she realized her vision had changed. A time spent shooting hoops with her dad as a nine-year-old changed her life, but it never prevented Groskreutz from pursuing her goals, and she continues to shoot for her dreams.
Chad Nelson writes about the misconceptions that customer service workers have of blind and visually impaired people and gives tips for having positive interactions.
Mike Morris writes candidly about his emotional journey regarding his changing vision in the fourth part of a series detailing his vision loss.
Writer Dan Sullivan was able to take in the pristine beauty of a Northwoods morning recently by taking in the sounds around him. In his latest piece, he paints a beautiful outdoors portrait.
In the third piece of his continuing story, Mike Morris takes us through the days at work when he knew his vision had dramatically changed. But, through help from the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired and the support of family, Mike considers himself a lucky man.
Disability is often perceived as a negative, but in this two-part series, four blind and visually impaired people share their thoughts on the many positives of disability. Our second segment features writers Kathie Schneider and Annika Konrad. Disability has affected their lives in different ways, but for both, it has molded them into the people they are today.
In the second post of a continuing series, writer Mike Morris discusses vividly his initial realization that he was losing vision and the challenges he faced at work and in his daily life, and why he was hesitant in joining a club he never thought he would be a member of.