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Idaho Resource List

NFB of Idaho

Dana Ard, President
1320 E. Washington Street
Boise, Idaho  83712
Phone: 208-345-3906
Email: president@nfbidaho.org
Website: http://www.nfbidaho.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Carlton Walker, President
Phone: 717-658-9894
Email: nopbcpres@gmail.com
Website: www.nopbc.org

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Idaho Commission for Libraries Talking Book Service
325 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702-6072
Librarian: Sue Walker
Library Code: ID1A
Telephone: 208-334-2150
Toll Free (In state): 800-458-3271
Fax: 208-334-4016
Email: talkingbooks@libraries.idaho.gov
Website: http://libraries.idaho.gov/tbs

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
Email: csilva@sde.idaho.gov
Website: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/special_edu/

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.