News & Events


One of our long time Orientation and Mobility instructor's at the ABL Training Center has been working on a book for several years now.  American Printing House for the Blind has released the book on line.  Let's give a big Congratulations to Scott Crawford.  Great friend and advocate for persons with disabilities.  Hit the link below to find out more about the book, O&M for Wheelchair Users with Visual Impairment or Blindness.

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc.
The Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc. is a membership organization of blind, visually impaired, and deaf-blind individuals in our State.  ABL was founded by a small group of blind and visually impaired people that believed achieving your dreams should not be hindered by a disability.
The Mission of Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc. is To Educate, To Support, and To Mentor.
Services and Activities Include:
      Community Blindness Awareness
      Statewide Support Groups
      Local Chapter Meetings
      Information and Referral
      Low Vision Forums
      Statewide Fundraising Activities
      Quarterly Newsletter
      State Convention
You can be part of an ABL chapter in your area.  Annual dues are $5.00 and you will be eligible to attend meetings and receive services.
ABL Chapters are located in the following cities:
Baton Rouge
New Orleans
To get more information on a chapter near you, contact Chyvonne Blanchard at 1-800-319-4444 or by e-mail at



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