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.
Visit our Tech Page to hear Michael McCarty's Apple TV presentation.
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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.
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:
Positive change in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
Accessible money, identifiable by touch
Accessible websites that work with speech, large print, and braille displays
Audible traffic signals and detectable warnings for pedestrian safety for everyone
Spoken emergency warnings and video description on television
Talking menus and other features to make cell phones, DVD players and other technology accessible to people who cannot read the screen
Accessible textbooks in braille, large print and electronic formats for blind and visually impaired students