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Alabama Resource List

NFB of Alabama

Joy Harris
5209 Sterling Glen Drive
Pinson, Alabama 35126-7612
Home: 205-520-9979
Cell: 205-515-5220
E-mail: joy.harris@dwx.com

NFB Parents of Blind Children

For local information, please contact the state president.

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Carlton Walker, President
Home: 717-658-9894
E-mail: carltonwalker@gmail.com
Web site: www.nfb.org/nopbc

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
Phone: 334-213-3900
Toll Free: 800-392-5671

Rehabilitation Services:

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
560 South Lawrence Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: 334-293-7500
Toll Free: 800-441-7607

Children's Services:

Alabama Department of Education
Division of Special Education Services
Mabrey Whetstone, Director
Gordon Persons Building, Room 3346
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3833
Phone: 334-242-8114
Toll Free: 800-392-8020
Fax: 334-242-9192
Web site: www.alsde.edu/html/sections/section_detail.asp?section=65&footer=sections

NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Dan Wenzel, Executive Director
100 East 22nd Street South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Phone: 612-872-0100
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Fax: 612-872-9358
E-mail: info@blindinc.org
Web site: http://www.blindinc.org/

Colorado Center for the Blind
Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Phone: 303-778-1130
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Fax: 303-778-1598
E-mail: jdeden@cocenter.org
Web site: http://www.cocenter.org/

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
E-mail: pallen@lcb-ruston.com
Web site: http://www.lcb-ruston.com/

For more information about blindness, please contact the Jacobus tenBroek Library of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or send an e-mail to jtblibrary@nfb.org.