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Michigan Resource List

NFB of Michigan

Michael Powell, President
29619 Fox Run Circle
Warren, Michigan 48092
Phone: 586-754-1325
Email: mpowell7583@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.nfbmi.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Haley Dare, President
Parents of Blind Children in Michigan
Phone: 269-779-2216
Email: parents@nfbmi.org

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
702 West Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
Librarian: Susan M. Chinault
Library Code: MI1A
Telephone: 517-373-5614
Toll free (In state): 800-992-9012
Fax: 517-373-5865 or 800-726-7323
Email: BTBL@michigan.gov
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/btbl

Rehabilitation Services:

Michigan Commission for the Blind
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
201 North Washington Square
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: 517-373-2062
Toll Free: 800-292-4200
Website: www.michigan.gov/mcb

or

Michigan Commission for the Blind Training Center
3600 East Cork Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
Phone: 269-337-3848
Toll Free: 800-292-4200

Children's Services:

Michigan Department of Education
Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Teri Johnson Chapman, Director
608 West Allegan Street
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: 517-373-0923
Toll Free: 888-320-8384
Fax: 517-373-7504
Email: mde-ose@michigan.gov
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-6530_6598---,00.html

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.