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District of Columbia Resource List

NFB of the District of Columbia

Shawn M. Callaway, President
NFB of DC
P.O. Box 29141
c/o Robert Ash
Washington, DC 20017
Cell: 202-352-1511
Email: callaway.shawn@gmail.com
Website: http://nfbdc.org

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Mary Taylor, Parent Contact
DC Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 202-487-9485
Email: mtaylor@dcqualitytrust.org

Joie Stuart, Parent Contact
Phone: 202-269-3917
Email: joiestuart@verizon.net

Other State Resources

Library Services:

DC Talking Book & Braille Library
Center for Accessibility, Library Express
1990 K Street NW
Lower Level
Washington, DC 20006
Librarian: Deborah McKinney
Library Code: DC1A
Telephone: 202-727-2142 or 202-727-2259
Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov or deborah.mckinney@dc.gov
Website: http://dclibrary.org/services/accessibility

National Library Service for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street NW
Washington, DC  20542
Toll Free: 800-424-8567
Phone: 202-707-5100
Email: nls@loc.gov
Website: www.loc.gov/nls

Rehabilitation Services:

DC Department of Human Services
Rehabilitation Services Administration
810 First Street, NE, 10th floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-8663

Children's Services:

Office of Special Education
Dr. Nathaniel Beers, Chief
1200 First Street, NE, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-5400
Fax: 202-442-5518
Website: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/In+the+Classroom/Special+Education

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.