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Louisiana Resource List

NFB of Louisiana

Pam Allen, President
605 University Boulevard
Ruston, Louisiana 71270-4862
NFB of LA: 318-251-1511
Work: 318-251-2891
E-mail: pallen@louisianacenter.org
Web site: http://www.nfbla.org

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Laura Bostick, President
Louisiana Parents of Blind Children Division
Phone: 318-202-3266
E-mail: laura.l.bostick@gmail.com
Web site: www.nfbla.org/pages/parents.html

Other State Resources

Library Services:

State Library of Louisiana
Talking Books and Braille Library
701 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5232
Phone: (225) 342-4942 and (225) 342-4944
Toll Free: 800-543-4702
Web site: http://www.state.lib.la.us/special-services/tbbl

Rehabilitation Services:

Louisiana Department of Social Services
Rehabilitations Services
627 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Phone: 225-219-2943
Toll Free: 800-737-2958

Children's Services:

Louisiana Department of Education
Office of Student Programs
Bernell Cook, Director
Post Office Box 94064
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804
Toll Free: 1-877-453-2721
Phone: 225-219-0364
Fax: 225-342-0193
Web site: https://www.louisianabelieves.com/academics/students-with-disabilities

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.