Rhode Island



State President

Grace Pires
69 Fourth St.
East Providence, RI 02914
NFB OF RI: 401-433-2606
Email: [email protected]

State Convention

November 10 - 11, 2023
Location: Warwick, RI
Representative: Kathryn Webster
For more information, please visit: nfbri.org

Social Media

Twitter: twitter.com/NFBRI
Facebook: facebook.com/National-Federation-of-the-Blind-of-Rhode-Island-268686919819018

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

Talking Books Library

Office of Library and Information Services
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5803
Librarian: Alicia Waters
Library Code: RI1A
Telephone: 401-574-9310
Fax: 401-574-9320
Email: [email protected]
Website: olis.ri.gov/tbl

Rhode Island Department of Human Services

Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903-1898
Phone: 401-421-7005
Toll Free: 800-752-8088

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Office of Student, Community, and Academic Supports
J. David Sienko, Director
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-222-8333
Fax: 401-222-6030
Email: [email protected]
Website: ride.ri.gov/StudentsFamilies/SpecialEducation.aspx

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities

Rhode Island College
Anthony A. Antosh, Director
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-456-8072
TTY: 800-745-5555
Fax: 401-456-8150
Email: [email protected]
Website: ric.edu/sherlockcenter