Louisiana

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana
Address: 409 West St. Mary Boulevard
70506
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness
Extended Description:

Our mission is to teach people who are blind and deaf-blind the skills that lead to independence, employment and community integration.  Affiliated Blind of Louisiana is also a consumer organization, which promotes the general welfare of the visually impaired, blind and deaf-blind, educates the public about blindness and informs consumers of services available to them.

Phone Number: 800 319-4444
City: Lafayette
State: Louisiana
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
Address: 721 Papworth Avenue Suite 206
70005
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment
Extended Description:

The Mission of CLAO is to advance quality medical eyecare for the public by providing comprehensive ophthalmologists and other eyecare professionals with education and training in contact lenses and related eyecare science.

Phone Number: 504 835-3937
City: Metairie
State: Louisiana
Early Steps, Louisiana’s Early Intervention System
Address: 325 Loyola Avenue, Room 605
70112
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Speech Disorders, Vision Impairment, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Deafness, Mobility Impairment, Other
Extended Description:

EarlySteps provides services to families with infants and toddlers aged birth to three years (36 months) who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental delay, or who have developmental delays. Children with delays in cognitive, motor, vision, hearing, communication, social-emotional or adaptive development may be eligible for services. EarlySteps services are designed to improve the family’s capacity to enhance their child’s development. These services are provided in the child’s natural environment, such as the child’s home, child care or any other community setting typical for children aged birth to 3 years (36 months).

Phone Number: 504 599-0235
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans
Address: 123 State Street
70118
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness
Extended Description:

Lighthouse Louisiana’s Baton Rouge facility, while affected by recent flooding, is on its way to recovery and expected to be operating again within the coming weeks. The most significant loss is from damage to all the office furniture and floors.

Phone Number: 888 792-0162
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
Address: 3042 Old Forge Drive, Suite D
70808
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Speech Disorders, Vision Impairment, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Deafness, Mobility Impairment, Other
Extended Description:

LATAN is a 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization that connects individuals with disabilities and older persons to the Assistive Technology (AT) that enables independence in employment, school, and community living.

Phone Number: 800 270-6185
City: Baton Rouge
State: Louisiana