Wisconsin Resource List

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NFB of Wisconsin

John Fritz, President
27824 Nuthatch Road
Kendall, Wisconsin 54638
NFB of WI: 608-758-4800
E-mail: johnfritz@centurytel.net
Web site: http://www.nfbwis.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Laurie Heeson, President
Wisconsin Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 414-727-2066
E-mail: laurieheesen@rocketmail.com

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:

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
813 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1436
Phone: 414-286-3045
Toll Free: 800-242-8822

Rehabilitation Services:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
1 West Wilson Street, Room 451 
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Phone: 608-266-5641
Toll Free: 888-879-0017
Web site: www.dhs.wi.gov/blind

Children's Services:

Department of Public Instruction 
Special Education Team
Stephanie Petska, Director 
125 South Webster Street, Post Office Box 7841
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7841
Toll Free: 800-441-4563
Phone: 608-266-1781
Fax: 608-267-3746
Web site: http://dpi.wi.gov/sped/index.html

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.