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.
By Jule Ann Lieberman, Team Leader The Affiliate and Membership Relations Team is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved three full first-time student scholarships, four returning student stipends and one full, first-time non-student scholarship to attend … Read More
By Thomas Reid, PCB Conference Coordinator I am very happy to bring you today an unofficial look at what will probably be the official 2016 PCB Conference schedule. I say unofficial because the official schedule will be published on the … Read More
Gaining and maintaining your independence as a person who is blind or visually impaired can be both expensive and cumbersome. Adaptive devices are often very expensive because they are made for a niche market. They are not made for multiple … Read More
By Susan Lichtenfels In April the PCB Board of Directors finalized its action plan to address the top weaknesses and threats facing the organization. A variety of leadership work teams have been tasked with carrying out the goals of the … Read More
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Taking a break from some of the 2016 presenters; this episode features a very special guest. Listen to our conversation about all of the awesome opportunities available in this year’s conference. Plus hear about the possible future of The Blasts … Read More