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 Association of Parents of Visually Impaired
P.O. Box 317
Watertown, MA 02471
Toll Free 1-800-562-6265 www.spedex.com/napvi
Offers pamphlets and newsletters 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 Parents of Blind Children
3827 Chevy Chase Road
Louisville, KY 40218
(502)456-4806; Toll Free 1-888-901-5639 nfbkpbc.org
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
PINK (Parent Information Network of Kentucky)
P.O. Box 99367
Louisville, KY 40269
(502)479-7465; Toll Free 1-877-611-7465 www.kyp2p.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
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
Children's Braille Book Club
National Braille Press, Inc.
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Toll Free 1-800-548-7323 www.npb.org
Children's Braille book of the month club
Kentucky Talking Book Library
300 Coffee Tree Road
Frankfort, KY 40602
Toll Free 1-800-372-2968 www.kdla.net/libserv/ktbl.php
Library for books on tape and in Braille
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

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KSBCF: Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable FoundationFirst Steps: Kentucky's Early Intervention System Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity

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