For over 75 years, the Pennsylvania Council of the Blind has tirelessly worked on behalf of all people with vision loss. Whether advocating for employment opportunities, assuring the right to an independent and private vote or promoting legislation improving access to information; PCB and affiliate chapters throughout the state continue to encourage and assist all those with vision loss to achieve their fullest potential.
Over the year’s communication methods and technology have changed. As an organization we understand the importance of adapting to these changes and strongly believe in the inclusion of all people with vision loss. The PCB web presence is both an example of adaptation and a method for teaching those less familiar with vision loss about current advocacy issues. The content in these pages will also document how people with vision loss live , work and play.
In less than two weeks we will kick-off the 2015 PCB State Convention & Conference taking place at the Crown Plaza Harrisburg-Hershey in Harrisburg. This edition of the Convention Blast has some useful information to assist you as you prepare … Read More
Save the date for a free Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Career Expo for blind and visually impaired students and their families on Saturday, October 17 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon University. Middle school, high school, … Read More
From TheReImage.net TheReImage is a new online campaign to re-create the image of people with vision loss while establishing new possibilities. With the sighted world as the audience for this project, TheReImage will use written stories and audio pieces about … Read More
By Sue Lichtenfels Several years ago, PCB established the Room-Rate Fund to offset occasionally high overnight room rates during the PCB Conference and Convention. Over the last several years, PCB has been fortunate to find convention hotel rates between $89 … Read More
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By Tony Swartz A book which I’ve recently read and referred to at several of our regionals this spring has raised questions for me on the future availability and opportunity for higher education of blind students. Available from Bookshare, The … Read More