Michigan Resource List

NFB of Michigan

Larry Posont, President
7189 Connors Road
Munising, Michigan 49862
Cell: 313-727-3546
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Sharon Darga, President
Parents of Blind Children in Michigan
Phone: 231-947-3972

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Except Wayne County:
Michigan Commission for the Blind
Braille and Talking Book Library
702 West Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7507
Phone: 517-373-5614
Toll Free: 800-992-9012

Wayne County only:
Wayne County Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
30555 Michigan Avenue
Westland, Michigan 48186
Phone: 734-727-7300
Toll Free: 888-968-2737
Web site:

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
Web site:


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
Web site:,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

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

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166

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