Ohio Resource List

NFB of Ohio

Eric Duffy, President
P.O. Box 82055
Columbus, Ohio 43202
Phone: 614-935-6965
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Carol Akers, President
Parents of Blind Children Division
Phone: 614-570-2083

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
17121 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44110-4006
Phone: 216-623-2911
Toll Free: 800-362-1262

Rehabilitation Services:

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired and
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
400 East Campus View Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43235-4604
Phone: 614-438-1250

Children's Services:

Ohio Department of Education
Office for Exceptional Children
Sue Zake, Director
25 South Front Street, MS 409
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-2650
Toll Free: 877-644-6338
Fax: 614-728-1097
Web site:

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