National Federation of the Blind is the oldest, largest, and most influential nationwide membership organization of blind people in the United States. Founded in 1940, the NFB advocates for the civil rights and equality of blind Americans, and develops innovative education, technology, and training programs to provide the blind and those who are losing vision with the tools they need to become independent and successful. www.nfb.org

National Federation of the Blind of Louisiana is a state affiliate within the National Federation of the Blind. By visiting this site, you can find information about how to get plugged in with local NFB chapters and divisions in Louisiana. http://www.nfbla.org

Louisiana Workforce Commission is the website where you can find information about your Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. http://www.laworks.net/ServiceLocator.asp

Rehabilitation Services Administration is the website where those residing outside of Louisiana can locate your Rehabilitation Services. https://rsa.ed.gov/

The Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB) at Louisiana Tech University is looking for individuals who are seeking a meaningful and rewarding career in the field of blindness! http://www.pdrib.com/index.php

The National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NBPCB) was created to certify qualified specialists in work with the blind. At present, the Certification Board offers two certifications - the National Orientation and Mobility Certification (NOMC), and the National Certification in Literary Braille (NCLB). http://www.nbpcb.org/index.php