Maryland Resource List

NFB of Maryland

Ronza Othman, President
15 Charles Plaza
Apt 3002
Baltimore, MD 21201
Cell: 443-426-4110
Email: [email protected]

NFB Seniors Initiative

National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
Outreach Department
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone: 410-659-9314, ext. 2297
Fax: 410-659-5129
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Melissa Riccobono, President
Maryland Parents of Blind Children
Home: 443-803-0266
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201-3603
Librarian: Leslie Bowman
Library Code: MD1A
Telephone: 410-230-2424
Toll free (In state): 800-964-9209
Fax: 410-333-2095
Email: [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-1696
Phone: 410-554-9385
Toll Free: 888-200-7117

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM)
3345 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, Maryland 21227
Phone: 410-737-2600
Toll Free: 888-322-4567
Fax: 410-737-2667

Children's Services:

Maryland Department of Education
Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
Lisa Sparr, Executive Associate
200 West Baltimore Street, 9th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-767-0249
Fax: 410-333-8165
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].