State Resources

NFB of Alabama

President: Barbara Manuel
896 Parliament Court, Mobile, AL 36695
Cell: 251-656-5165
Email: [email protected]

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Kim Cunningham, President
Email: [email protected]

NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Shawn Mayo, 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]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
Phone: 334-213-3900
Toll Free: 800-392-5671

Rehabilitation Services:

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
560 South Lawrence Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: 334-293-7500
Toll Free: 800-441-7607

Children's Services:

Alabama Department of Education
Division of Special Education Services
Mabrey Whetstone, Director
Gordon Persons Building, Room 3346
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3833
Phone: 334-242-8114
Toll Free: 800-392-8020
Fax: 334-242-9192

Social Security Administration:


Alabama's Jobline®: Look here for Jobline® details
Jobline® is a telephone-based job search system that allows all citizens to search "America's Job Bank" from any touch-tone telephone by calling (800) 414-5748. This is provided through a collaborative effort with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation, Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, and the National Federation of the Blind.

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].