Jacksonville Area Chapter Resources

Vision Resources & Services

Blind Services

Division of Blind Services
1809 Art Museum Drive, Room 201
Jacksonville, FL 32207
904-348-2730
800-226-6356 Toll Free

Division of Blind Services - Orientation & Adjustment Center
408 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
386-258-4444
800-741-3826

Duval County Schools, Teachers of the Visually Impaired
1701 Prudential Drive, ESE 4th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 390-2940

Department of Veterans Affairs, Visual Impairment Services Team
1833 Boulevard Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
904-232-2751 Ext. 3015
877-870-5048 Toll Free

Blind Veterans Association
Florida Regional Group
4295 Powderhorn Court
(904) 291-0576
pkaminsky@bellsouth.net

City of Jacksonville
Disabled Services Division

117 W. Duval St., Suite 205
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904-630-4940
904-630-4933 TDD

Florida Council Citizens with Low Vision (FCCLV)
1701 Park Avenue
Orange Park, FL 32073

Florida Disabled Citizens For Progress
P.O. Box 61794
Jacksonville, FL 32236
888-955-3327

National Federation for the Blind
904-608-0105
nfbfjax@comcast.net

Jacksonville Council of the Blind
PO Box 18274
Jacksonville, FL 32229
(800) 267-4448
foridacouncil@comcast.net


Radio Reading Services and Talking Books

WJCT Radio Reading Service (89.9 FM)
100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 358-6308
mcorum@wjct.org

Division of Blind Services - Bureau of Braille & Talking Book Library Services
421 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
386-239-6000
800-226-6075

Jacksonville Public Library - Talking Books / Special Needs Library
303 North Laura St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904- 630-1999
904- 630-2740 TDD
TalkingBookSpecialNeeds@coj.net

Temple Sisterhood Braille
8727 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 733-7078

National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

www.bookshare.org

Learning Ally
Audio textbooks for dyslexic and visually impaired students
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
800-221-4792 Toll Free



Low Vision Rehabilitation Technology & Mobility

Florida State College at Jacksonville
Vision Education and Rehabilitation Center

Pat Marshall, Program Coordinator
(904) 633-8220
pmarshal@fscj.edu

Brooks Low Vision Center
3901 University Blvd. S.
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Located in the Memorial Healthcare Plaza,
enter through the Brooks Medical Group Practice
904-389-9989

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
850-245-3399 Voice/TDD
800-451-4327 Toll Free Voice/TDD

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

Enhanced Vision
888-811-3161 Toll Free

Freedom Scientific
877-775-9474 Toll Free

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

Optelec
800-335-7970 Toll Free

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



Travel

JTA Connexion
(904) 265-6999 - Reservations
(904) 630-3100 - Bus Information
(904) 636-7404 TDD

The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH)

Mind's Eye Travel, Inc.
Non-profit organization creating tours for people who are blind or visually impaired.



Other Resources

MOMS for Sight

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
207 North San Marco Avenue
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-827-2200

The Hadley School for the Blind
800-323-4238
847-446-8111
info@hadley.edu

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221
(800) 944-DOGS (3647)
Susan Wilburn, Student Admissions Manager
Susan.Wilburn@guidedogs.org

Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
2475 Apalachee Parkway, Suite 205 Tallahassee, FL 32301 850- 201-2944

Eye Research Foundation
1820 Barrs Street, Suite 546
Jacksonville, FL 32204
(904) 465-6065
(Fred Seely, executive director)
fs4569@comcast.net

Vision Is Priceless Council Inc.
3 Shircliff Way
Suite 546
Jacksonville, FL 32204
904-308-2020


Choroideremia Research Foundation

National Federation of the Blind

Project Insight
800-267-4448 Toll Free