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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, D.C. 20017
Cell: 202-352-1511
E-mail: callaway.shawn@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.nfbdc.org

NFB Parents of Blind Children

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

Other State Resources

Library Services:

D.C. Public Library/Adaptive Services Division
901 G Street, N.W., Room 215
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202-727-2142

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Toll-Free: 888-657-7323 to connect to a local library
Web site: http://www.loc.gov/nls/

Rehabilitation Services:

D.C. Department of Human Services
Rehabilitation Services Administration
810 First Street, N.E., 10th floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: 202-442-8663

Children's Services:

Office of Special Education
Nathaniel Beers, Chief
1200 First Street, N.E., 9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: 202-442-4800
Fax: 202-442-5518
Web site: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Office+Directory/Office+of+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
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.