National Federation of the Blind of Alabama

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Alabama Resource List

NFB of Alabama

President: Barbara Manuel
896 Parliament Court Mobile, AL 36695

Cell: 251-656-5165

E-mail: [email protected]

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Kim Cunningham, President

[email protected]
Web site:

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 protected]
Web site:

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 protected]
Web site:

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 protected]
Web site:

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
Web site:

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 e-mail to [email protected].


Thank you for your interest and support. By donating to the NFB of Alabama, you can help make a significant difference in the lives of blind people across the great state of Alabama.

Please make all donations payable to the NFB of Alabama and mail them to: Attention NFBAL donations

Lawrence Povinelli, Treasurer 

121 Cork Alley

Madison, AL 35758