Michigan Resource List

NFB of Michigan

Michael Powell, President
29619 Fox Run Circle
Warren, Michigan 48092
Phone: 586-754-1325
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Haley Dare, President
Parents of Blind Children in Michigan
Phone: 269-779-2216
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
702 West Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
Librarian: Susan M. Chinault
Library Code: MI1A
Telephone: 517-373-5614
Toll free (In state): 800-992-9012
Fax: 517-373-5865 or 800-726-7323
Email: [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Michigan Commission for the Blind
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
201 North Washington Square
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: 517-373-2062
Toll Free: 800-292-4200


Michigan Commission for the Blind Training Center
3600 East Cork Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
Phone: 269-337-3848
Toll Free: 800-292-4200

Children's Services:

Michigan Department of Education
Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Teri Johnson Chapman, Director
608 West Allegan Street
Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: 517-373-0923
Toll Free: 888-320-8384
Fax: 517-373-7504
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].