Idaho Resource List

NFB of Idaho

Dana Ard, President
1320 E. Washington Street
Boise, Idaho  83712
Phone: 208-345-3906
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Maria Alvarez, President
Idaho Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 208-200-8003

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Idaho State Talking Book Library
325 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: 208-334-2150
Toll-Free: 800-458-3271

Rehabilitation Services:

Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
341 West Washington Street
Boise, Idaho 83720-0012
Phone: 208-334-3220

Children's Services:

State Department of Education/Special Education
Bureau of Special Population Services
Dr. Charlie Silva, Director
Post Office Box 83720
650 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83720
Toll Free: 800-432-4601
Phone: 208-332-6806
Fax: 208-334-2228
Web site:

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

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

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166

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