Tennessee Resource List

NFB of Tennessee

James Brown, President
4113 Tea Garden Way
Antioch, Tennessee 37013-5440
NFB of Tennessee: 615-412-9632
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Heather Field, Parent Contact
Phone: 615-790-9765
Web site:

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0313
Phone: 615-741-3915
Toll Free: 800-342-3308

Rehabilitation Services:

Tennessee Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
400 Deaderick Street, 11th floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37248-6200
Phone: 615-313-4914
Toll Free: 800-628-7818

Children's Services:

Tennessee Department of Education
Division of Special Education
Joey Hassell, Assistant Commissioner
Andrew Johnson Tower, 7th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Toll Free: 888-212-3162
Phone: 615-253-2112
Fax: 615-532-9412
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