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Massachusetts Resource List

NFB of Massachusetts

Kyle Shachmut, President
104 Ripley Street
Newton Center, Massachusetts 02459
*NFBMA: 617-902-0632
E-mail: kshachmut@nfbma.org
Web site: http://www.nfbmass.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

For local information please contact the state president.

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Carlton Walker, President
Home: 717-658-9894
E-mail: carltonwalker@gmail.com
Web site: www.nfb.org/nopbc

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Massachusetts Braille and Talking Book Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
Phone: 617-972-7690
Toll Free: 800-852-3133

Rehabilitation Services:

Massachusetts State Commission for the Blind
48 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Phone: 617-727-5550
Toll Free: 800-392-6450

Children's Services:

Massachusetts Department of Education
Special Education Division
Marcia Mittnacht, State Director of Special Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, Massachusetts 02148-4906
Phone: 781-338-3375
Fax: 781-338-3371
Web site: http://www.doe.mass.edu/SPED/

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.