Kentucky Council of the Blind

Building Better Tomorrows Today

for Kentuckians with Vision Loss

Today's Announcements

Greater Louisville Dinner Meeting and Program

A delicious spaghetti dinner tops off an afternoon of speakers and elections. Food safety and food storage, talking prescription labels and information, updates on GLCB activities and much more. Bargain table and GUKY bake sale at 1:30; program at 2:00; dinner at 6:00. $5.00 per person at KSB. Call 502-895-4598 to sign up.

Free Eye Exam for Your Guide Dog

Sign up before April 30 to receive a free eye exam for your guide dog in May. Call Deb Lewis, President, Guide Dog Users of Kentucky, at 502-721-9129 for details.

Apple TV Review (audio)

Visit our Tech Page to hear Michael McCarty's Apple TV presentation.


Top News Stories


Crossroads Leadership Conference - A Huge Success!

The 2014 Crossroads Leadership Conference was a huge success. Attendance was up 25 per cent from 2013. People came from nine states and the District of Columbia to participate in sessions on fundraising, public relations, planning successful events, making great first impressions, and building great partnerships.

Thanks to all the presenters, attendees, affiliates, chapters, sponsors and volunteers who made the 2014 Crossroads so successful; we couldn't have done it without each and every one of you.

Window-Eyes Screen-reading Software Free to Users of Microsoft Office 2010


Legislation to Extend Medicare Coverage to Low Vision Devices


Meet the Kentucky Council of the Blind

Welcome to the website of the Kentucky Council of the Blind.

KCB is a state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind. KCB has hundreds of blind, visually impaired, and sighted members throughout the Commonwealth.

KCB is the leading nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of the blind and visually impaired in Kentucky. KCB works for equality and independence for all people with vision loss. KCB advocates for quality education for blind children and youth, expanded training and job opportunities for visually impaired adults, improved services for seniors over age 60 who are just losing their vision, and better public transportation for people who cannot drive.

KCB supports issues that touch all blind and visually impaired people, such as:


Explore Our Website

Learn about our audio magazine called Sound Prints, and about meetings, conferences, and special events for people who are blind and visually impaired.

Check out the latest products and resources and read the latest news about issues of importance to people with low vision.

Request our newsletter or Sound Prints on audio CD, or join our email lists.