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Iowa Resource List

NFB of Iowa

Michael D. Barber, President
2721 34th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50310-5255
Home: 515-284-1569
Cell: 515-771-8348
E-mail: michael.NFBI@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.nfbi.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Carrie Thomson, President
Iowa Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 515-834-9003
E-mail: cthomson@strategicamerica.com
Web site: www.iowasaturdayschool.com/

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1333
Toll-Free: 800-362-2587

Rehabilitation Services:

Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1333
Toll-Free: 800-362-2587

Children's Services:

Iowa State Department of Education
Bureau of Student and Family Support Services
Marty Ikeda, Chief
400 E 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146
Phone: 515-281-5735
Fax: 515-242-6019
Web site: http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=574&Itemid=2126

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.