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 Sue Lichtenfels It’s been tradition for PCB to honor deserving individuals and organizations for their efforts to improve the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired. That recognition will continue at the 2018 PCB Conference and Convention, … Read More
If you have never attended a PCB Conference and Convention, we invite you to apply for one of our first-timer scholarships. This year’s conference will be held October 18-21 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Pittsburgh. Don’t let the name … Read More
January 30 at 8 p.m. Call 605-475-4715 or Toll-free 844-844-0414 Enter Passcode 815419# Change can challenge anyone of us from time to time. Whether you are dealing with decreasing vision, losing some hearing, or finding getting around more difficult, these … Read More
By Sue Lichtenfels, President The holiday season is a busy time for everyone regardless of one’s religious beliefs. It’s an especially busy time for me as President of PCB because I use the final six weeks of the year to … Read More
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By Mary Ann Grignon, Membership Development Leader Hello out there PCB members. Since October I’ve been reflecting on the wonderful presentations we heard during the PCB conference. As the leader of the Membership Development Team, one in particular remains clear … Read More