Louisiana Resource List

NFB of Louisiana

Pam Allen, President
605 University Boulevard
Ruston, Louisiana 71270-4862
NFB of LA: 318-251-1511
Work: 318-251-2891
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Alison Tarver, President
Louisiana Parents of Blind Children Division
Cell: 318-730-2535
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

State Library of Louisiana
Talking Books and Braille Library
701 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5232
Librarian: Shelia Coleman
Library Code: LA1A
Telephone: 225-342-0035
Toll free (In state): 800-543-4702
Fax: 225-342-6817
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Louisiana Department of Social Services
Rehabilitations Services
627 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Phone: 225-219-2943
Toll Free: 800-737-2958

Children's Services:

Louisiana Department of Education
Office of Student Programs
Bernell Cook, Director
Post Office Box 94064
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804
Toll Free: 1-877-453-2721
Phone: 225-219-0364
Fax: 225-342-0193

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].