Massachusetts Resource List

NFB of Massachusetts

Amy Ruell, President
22 Cottage Park Avenue, Unit 8
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
NFB of MA Phone: 617-752-1116
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Carlton Walker, President
Phone: 717-658-9894
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Perkins Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472-2790
Librarian: Kim Charlson
Library Code: MA1A
Telephone: 617-972-7240
Toll free (In state): 800-852-3133
Fax: 617-972-7363
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Massachusetts State Commission for the Blind
48 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Phone: 617-727-5550
Toll Free: 800-392-6450

Children's Services:

Massachusetts Department of Education
Special Education Division
Marcia Mittnacht, State Director of Special Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, Massachusetts 02148-4906
Phone: 781-338-3375
Fax: 781-338-3371
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].