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Alabama Resource List

NFB of Alabama

Barbara Manuel, President
896 Parliament Court
Mobile, Alabama 36695
Phone: 251-656-5165
Email: barbaram06@comcast.net
Website: http://www.nfbal.org

NFB Parents of Blind Children

For local information, please contact the state president.

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Joy Orton, President
Phone: 256-483-5727
Email: bell.academy.al@gmail.com

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, AL 36130-6000
Librarian: Angela Fisher Hall
Library Code: AL1A
Telephone: 334-213-3921 and 334-213-3906
Toll Free (In state): 800-392-5671
Fax: 334-213-3993 or 334-213-3960
Email: bph@apls.state.al.us or afisherhall@apls.state.al.us  
Website: http://statelibrary.alabama.gov/content/aplsser_blind.aspx

Rehabilitation Services:

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
602 South Lawrence Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: 334-293-7500
Toll Free: 800-441-7607
Fax: 334-293-7383
Website: www.rehab.alabama.gov

Children's Services:

Alabama Department of Education
Division of Special Education Services
Crystal Richardson, Program Coordinator
Gordon Persons Building, Room 3305
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3833
Phone: 334-242-8114
Fax: 334-242-9192
Email: speced@alsde.edu
Website: http://web.alsde.edu/home/Sections/SectionInfo.aspx?SectionID=65

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
Email: info@blindinc.org
Website: 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
Email: jdeden@cocenter.org
Website: 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
Email: pallen@louisianacenter.org
Website: www.louisianacenter.org

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 email to jtblibrary@nfb.org.