Tennessee Resource List

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NFB of Tennessee

James Brown, President
4113 Tea Garden Way
Antioch, Tennessee 37013-5440
Cell: 615-681-8484
E-mail: nfb.tennessee@yahoo.com  
Web site: www.nfb-tn.org 

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Heather Field, Parent Contact
Phone: 615-790-9765
E-mail: missheather@comcast.net
Web site: www.nfb-tennessee.org/blind_children/blind_children.php

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
E-mail: info@blindinc.org
Web site: http://www.blindinc.org/

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
E-mail: jdeden@cocenter.org
Web site: http://www.cocenter.org/

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
E-mail: pallen@lcb-ruston.com
Web site: http://www.lcb-ruston.com/

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0313
Phone: 615-741-3915
Toll Free: 800-342-3308

Rehabilitation Services:

Tennessee Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
400 Deaderick Street, 11th floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37248-6200
Phone: 615-313-4914
Toll Free: 800-628-7818

Children's Services:

Tennessee Department of Education
Division of Special Education
Joseph Fisher, Assistant Commissioner
Andrew Johnson Tower, 7th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway, 7th floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Toll Free: 888-212-3162
Phone: 615-741-2851
Fax: 615-532-9412
Web site: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/

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 e-mail to jtblibrary@nfb.org.