Texas Resource List

NFB of Texas

Norma Crosby, President
1600 E. Highway 6, Suite 215
Alvin, Texas  77511
NFB of TX: 281-968-7733
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Kim Cunningham, President
Texas Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 713-501-9659
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Talking Book Program
P.O. Box 12927
1201 Brazos Street
Austin, TX 78711-2927
Librarian: Ava M. Smith
Library Code: TX1A
Telephone: 512-463-5458 or 512-463-5428
Toll free (In state): 800-252-9605
Fax: 512-936-0685
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services:
Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center
4800 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78756
Phone: 512-377-0300
Toll Free: 800-628-5115

Children's Services:

Texas Education Agency
Division of IDEA Coordination
Gene Lenz, Director
W.B. Travis Building, Room 6-127
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1494
Phone: 512-463-9414
Parent Information Line: 800-252-9668
Fax: 512-463-9560

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].