South Carolina Resource List

NFB of South Carolina

Parnell Diggs, President
2584 S. Highway 17 Business
Garden City, South Carolina 29576
NFB of SC: 803-254-3777
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Isaiah Nelson, President
South Carolina Parents Organization of Blind Children
NFB of SC: 803-254-3777

Other State Resources

Library Services:

South Carolina State Library/Talking Book Services
P.O. Box 821
Columbia, South Carolina 29202
Phone: 803-734-4611
Toll Free: 800-922-7818

Rehabilitation Services:

South Carolina Commission for the Blind
1430 Confederate Avenue
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone: 803-898-8764
Toll Free: 800-922-2222

Children's Services:

State Department of Education
Office of Exceptional Children
John Payne, Interim Director
Rutledge Building, Room 808-1
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone: 803-734-8224
Fax: 803-734-5021
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