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Mississippi Resource List

NFB of Mississippi

Sam Gleese, President
268 Lexington Avenue
Jackson, Mississippi 39209-5431
Home: 601-969-3352
Cell: 601-259-7321
E-mail: SGleese@city.jackson.ms.us

NFB Parents of Blind Children

NOPBC About Us

Wingfield Bouchard, President
Phone: 662-769-2450
E-mail: wingfield1121@bellsouth.net

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Mississippi Library Commission
Blind and Physically Handicapped Library Services
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39211-6473
Phone: 601-432-4116
Toll Free: 800-446-0892
E-mail: lbph@mlc.lib.ms.us

Rehabilitation Services:

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind
1281 Highway 51 North
Madison, Mississippi 39110
Phone: 601-853-5100
Toll Free: 800-443-1000

Children's Services:

State Department of Education
Office of Special Education
Ann Moore, Director
359 North West Street, Suite 301
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Phone: 601-359-3498
Fax: 601-359-1829
Web site: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/special-education

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.