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In Memoriam: Bill English

Photo of Mr. English

William H. English, a.k.a. Mr. English, passed away on August 9, 2016, in his adopted state of Wisconsin.

The Forward Assessment: Accommodations Information for Students with Visual Disabilities

Wisconsin Forward Exam

In preparation for the successful implementation of Wisconsin Forward Exam , DPI and The Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired have been working with DRC, (Data Recognition Corporation,) in order to assist in the successful launch of this new state assessment.

Braille Olympics/Braille Challenge Are Coming

Braille Olympics

It’s hard to believe in November that some of us are already planning for February. Yet, to make the Braille Challenge and Braille Olympics as exciting as they have been the last few years, we have to start now.


Photo of a student serving the ball in a goalball game

This year the annual goalball tournament was held in St. Louis at the Missouri School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. We had very high hopes this year bringing two of the most talented men’s and women’s teams we have had at Wisconsin.

Welcome Fall

Photo of students walking in a field

Fall celebrations have begun and Miss Peterson’s class went to Reilly’s farm on Wednesday, October 14. It was a super fun day for the students. Some of the exciting activities were eating lunch in the barn and climbing the hay bales.