District of Columbia Resource List

NFB of the District of Columbia

Shawn M. Callaway, President
P.O. Box 29141
c/o Robert Ash
Washington, DC 20017
Cell: 202-352-1511
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Mary Taylor, Parent Contact
DC Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 202-487-9485
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

DC Public Library/Adaptive Services Division
901 G Street, NW, Room 215
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-727-2142

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Toll-Free: 888-657-7323 to connect to a local library

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

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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 [email protected].