Iowa Resource List

NFB of Iowa

Scott Van Gorp, President
P.O. Box 93071
Des Moines, Iowa 50393
Cell: 515-720-5282
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Carrie Thomson, President
Iowa Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 515-834-9003
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2364
Librarian: Sarah Willeford
Library Code: IA1A
Telephone: 515-281-1323
Toll free (In state): 800-362-2587
Fax: 515-281-1263
Email: [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1333
Toll-Free: 800-362-2587

Children's Services:

Iowa State Department of Education
Bureau of Learner Strategies and Supports
Sarah Brown, Chief
400 E 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146
Phone: 515-281-5735
Fax: 515-242-5988
Email: [email protected]

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
Email: [email protected]

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
Email: [email protected]

Louisiana Center for the Blind

Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
Email: [email protected]

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 [email protected].