State President

Richard Payne
1019 Wilmington Avenue
Apartment 43
Kettering, OH 45420
Phone: 937-829-3368
Email: [email protected]

State Convention

November 17 - 19, 2023
Location: Columbus, OH
Representative: Tracy Soforenko
For more information, please visit: nfbohio.org

Social Media

Twitter: twitter.com/ohnfb

State Resources

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (State Contact)

Carlton Walker, National President
Phone: 717-658-9894
Email: [email protected]
Website: nopbc.org

Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

Cleveland Public Library
17121 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44110-4006
Librarian: Will Reed
Library Code: OH1A
Telephone: 216-623-2911
Toll Free (in state): 800-362-1262
Fax: 216-623-7036
Email: [email protected]
Website: cpl.org/aboutthelibrary/ohio-library-for-the-blind-physically-disabled

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired 
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
Division of Disability Determination
400 East Campus View Boulevard (mailing address)
Columbus, OH 43235
Phone: 614-438-1200
Websites: OOD.Ohio.Gov and OODWorks.com 

Ohio Department of Education

Office for Exceptional Children
Sue Zake, Director
25 South Front Street, MS 409
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-2650
Toll Free: 877-644-6338
Fax: 614-728-1097
Email: [email protected]
Website: education.ohio.gov/Topics/Special-Education