National Federation of the Blind
Training Centers for the Blind
Would you like to experience the miracle of what an NFB training center--staffed by dedicated NFB members and predicated on the philosophy of the Federation--offers its students? You can! Consider any one of our three model training centers:
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and directed by Shawn Mayo, this center is affectionately referred to as Blind, Inc. The following articles about this center may also be of interest to you.
Located in Littleton, Colorado, and directed by Julie Deden, our most western center is called CCB for short. Below are a few articles about this center.
Located in Ruston, Louisiana, and directed by Pam Allen, our most southern center is commonly known as LCB. The articles below provide more information about this center.
- Save the Fire
Fred Schroeder serves as president of our Virginia affiliate and is first vice president of the National Federation of the Blind. At our national convention, he delivered a speech which describes how our training centers share one essential element, one common driving force--the fire that is the National Federation of the Blind!
- Rediscovering Independence: A Look at Eight Months of Training at the Colorado Center for the Blind
Read about Klaus Zechner's experience at the Colorado Center for the Blind in his recent article published in the July 2006 edition of the Braille Monitor.
- The Characteristics of an NFB Orientation Center
Full Contact Information
BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Shawn Mayo, Director
100 East 22nd Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Web site: http://www.blindinc.org/
Colorado Center for the Blind
Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Web site: http://www.cocenter.org/
Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
Web site: http://www.lcb-ruston.com/