Birmingham Chapter Resources

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Birmingham Chapter

4600 Marriott Drive, Suite 340
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 781-8014 Toll Free
www.FightBlindness.org

BLIND SERVICES

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
602 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-293-7500
800-441-7607 Toll Free

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
PO Box 698
Talladega, AL 35161
256-761-3200

Birmingham Regional Center
220 34th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35222
205-328-3989
Blind Senior Services
256-761-3479
www.aidb.org

Alabama School for the Blind
705 South Street
Talladega, AL 35160
256-761-3259

Helen Keller School
1101 Fort Lashley Avenue
Talladega, AL 35160
256-761-3250

E.H. Gentry Technical Facility
1105 Fort Lashley Avenue
Talladega, AL 35160
256-761-3458

State of Alabama Independent Living/Homebound Service (SAIL)
Birmingham (Homewood):

PO Box 19888
236 Goodwin Crest Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
205-290-4400
800-671-6837 Toll Free

Birmingham (Lakeshore Rehabilitation Facility):
PO box 59127
3830 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
800-441-7609 Toll Free

Alabama Instructional Resource Center for the Blind
705 South Street
P.O. Box 35160
Talladega, AL 35160
256-761-3237
800-848-4722 Toll Free
www.aidb.org

Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital
1720 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-488-0736
www.uab.edu/eyedoc

UAB Eye Care Low Vision Clinic
1716 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
205-975-2020

Community Vision Rehabilitation Services
3280 Dauphin Street, Ste. C129
Mobile, AL 36606
251-476-4744
251 S. Greeno Road
Fairhope, AL 36532
251-928-2888

RADIO READING
SERVICES AND TALKING BOOKS

Radio Reading Service
for the Blind WBHM-FM

WBHM - Birmingham
205-934-6576

WLRH Huntsville
256-895-9574

WHIL Mobile
334-380-4699

WTSU Montgomery
334-670-3268

WUAL Tuscaloosa
205-345-3994

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, AL 36130
334-213-3906 or 334-213-3921
800-392-5671 Toll Free
www.apls.state.al.us

National Library Service
www.loc.gov/nls
www.ebooks.com
www.bookshare.org

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
800-803-7201
www.rfbd.org

LOW VISION
REHABILITATION, TECHNOLOGY &
MOBILITY

Liz Moore Low Vision Center
50 Medical Park East Drive, Suite 475
Birmingham, AL 35235
205-838-3162

AbleData
Provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment
800-227-0261 Toll Free
301-608-8998
301-608-8912 TTY
www.abledata.com

Freedom Scientific
877-775-9474 Toll Free
www.freedomscientific.com

Humanware
800-722-3393 Toll Free
us.info@humanware.com
www.humanware.com

Optelec
800-335-7970 Toll Free
www.shoplowvision.com

Visual Enhancements
877-236-7092 Toll Free
Clientservice@VisualEnhancements.com
www.visualenhancements.com

Enhanced Vision
888-811-3161 Toll Free
www.enhancedvision.com

OTHER RESOURCES

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221
941-729-5665
800-944-DOGS (3647) Toll Free
www.guidedogs.org

Lakeshore Foundation
Develops and provides recreational programs for the blind and visually impaired.
4000 Ridgeway Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
205-313-7433
www.lakeshore.org

Birmingham/Jefferson County Transit Authority
Para Transit Service

205-521-0180
www.bjcta.org
For Application:
www.bjcta.org/vipapplication

American Council of the Blind Alabama Chapter
1018 East Street, South
Talladega, AL 35160
256-362-5649

National Federation of the Blind Alabama
340 Shelton Mill Road
Auburn, AL 36830
334-501-2001
blindmike@pop.mindspring.com

Older Alabamians Systems of Information and Services (OASIS)
for age 55 and older
800-441-7607 Toll Free