Resources

National Organizations

American Council of the Blind
1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1004
Washington, DC 20005
Toll Free 1-800-424-8666 www.acb.org
Produces a variety of materials
American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
Toll Free 1-800-232-5463 www.afb.org
Produces a number of books and pamphlets for parents
AFBs Braille Bug Site Braillebug
Hadley School for the Blind
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
Toll Free 1-800-323-4238 www.hadley-school.org
Offers free correspondence courses for parents
National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(301)659-9314 www.nfb.org
Produces a variety of written materials and equipment
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(301)659-9314 www.nfb.org/nopbc
Offers pamphlets and newsletters for parents
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 W. 45th St.
Austin, TX 78756
Toll Free Recording Number: 1-800-872-5273
Early Childhood webpage: www.tsbvi.edu/recc/ec.htm

Kentucky Organizations

Deaf-Blind Intervention Program
Department of Special Education
229 Talor Education Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0001
(859)257-7909; Louisville: (502)897-1583
Kentucky Council of the Blind
148 Vernon Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
(502)895-4598
Kentucky Department for the Blind
209 St. Clair Street
Frankfort, KY 40602
Toll Free 1-877-592-5463 blind.ky.gov
Kentucky Department for the Blind
McDowell Center
8412 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40242
(502)327-6010 blind.ky.gov
Kentucky School for the Blind
1867 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502)897-1583 www.ksb.k12.ky.us
Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation
214 Haldeman Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502)897-3990 www.ksbcf.org
National Federation of the Blind of KY
4500 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40216
(502)449-3341 www.nfbky.org

Other Sources of Books and Materials

American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
(502)895-2405; Toll Free 1-800-223-1839 www.aph.org
Produces books and educational materials
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Braille Works International, Inc.
941 Darby Lake Street
Seffner, FL. 33584
(813)654-4050;Toll Free 1-800-258-7544 www.brailleworks.com
Braille products for the Blind and Large Print Documents for the Visually Impaired. Braille Transcriber and Translation Services
Louisville Talking Book Library
Main Library
Fourth & York Streets
Louisville, KY 40203
(502)574-8625 www.lfpl.org
Library for books on tape and in Braille
Seedlings: Braille Books for Children
P.O. Box 51924
Livonia, MI 48151-5924
Toll Free 1-800-777-8552 www.seedlings.org
Produces Braille books for children
Smart Glasses Website Resources www.smart-glasses.org

WHAS Crusade for Children United Way of the Bluegrass Metro United Way Kosair Charities: Protecting the Most Precious Gift of All
KSBCF: Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable FoundationFirst Steps: Kentucky's Early Intervention System Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity

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