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Florida (i /'fl?r?d?/) is a state in the southeastern United States, on the Gulf Coast. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a 2010 estimated population of 18,801,310 by the United States Census Bureau, it is the fourth most populous state in the country.[5][6] With an area of ??65,755 square miles (170,305 km2), Florida ranks 22nd in size among the 50 U.S. states. The state capital is Tallahassee, its largest city is Jacksonville, and the South Florida metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the state.

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Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 827-2200
www.fsdb.k12.fl.us

Conklin Centers for the Blind
405 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 258-3441
www.conklincenter.org

Center for the Visually Impaired
1187 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 253-8879
www.cvicentralflorida.org

Florida
405 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 258-3441
www.conklincenter.org

Florida
Center for the Visually Impaired
1187 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 253-8879
www.cvicentralflorida.org

Independent Living for Adult Blind
101 West State Street
Rm A-2140
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 633-8220

Independent Living for Adult Blind
c/o Florida State College at Jacksonville
101 West State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 633-8220

Independent Living for Adult Blind
101 West State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 633-8220

Talking Book Library, Jacksonville Public Library
303 N. Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 630-1999

Independent Living for Adult Blind
101 West State Street
Rm A-2140
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 633-8220

WJCT Radio Reading Service
100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 358-6300
www.wjct.org/radio_reading

Hope Haven Children's Clinic & Family Center
4600 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: (904) 346-5100
www.hope-haven.org

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

Lighthouse of the Big Bend
3071 Highland Oaks Terrace
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 942-3658
www.lighthousebigbend.org

Independence for the Blind of West Florida
1302 Dunmire Street
Pensacola, FL 32504
Phone: (850) 477-2663
http://ibwest.org

Florida Outreach Project for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
University of Florida
P.O. Box 100234
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 273-7530
www.deafblind.ufl.edu/index.htm

Lighthouse Central Florida
215 East New Hampshire Street
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: (407) 898-2483
www.lighthousecentralflorida.org

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Inc.
601 SW 8th Avenue
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: (305) 856-2288
www.miamilighthouse.org

WLRN Radio Reading Service
172 NE 15th Street
Suite 222
Miami, FL 33132
Phone: (305) 995-2218
http://wlrn.org

Merrick Educational Center
39 Zamora Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 445-5188
http://merrick.dadeschools.net

Broward County Talking Book Library
100 South Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 357-7555
www.broward.org/library/talkingbooks.htm

Florida
Broward County Talking Book Library
100 South Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 357-7555
www.broward.org/library/talkingbooks.htm

Lighthouse of Broward County
650 North Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: (954) 463-4217
www.lhob.org

Foundation Fighting Blindness: Florida Office
318 Indian Trace #417
Weston, FL 33326
Phone: (954) 888-9996
www.blindness.org

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic: Florida
777 Glades Road
Bldg. 49-Gladys Davis Pavillion
Boca Raton, FL 33341
Phone: (561) 297-4444
www.rfbd.org

Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches
1710 Tiffany Drive East
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Phone: (561) 586-5600
www.lighthousepalmbeaches.org

Florida Outreach Center for the Blind
1280 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 108
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: (561) 640-6029
www.flblindcenter.org/index.html

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: West Palm Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center
7305 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33410
Phone: (561) 422-8426
www1.va.gov/blindrehab

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: West Palm Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Medical Center
7305 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33410
Phone: (561) 422-8426
www1.va.gov/blindrehab

Talking Books, Palm Beach County Library Annex
4639 Lake Worth Road
Mil-Lake Plaza
Lake Worth, FL 33463
Phone: (561) 649-5500

Prevent Blindness Florida
1112 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 874-2020
www.preventblindness.org/florida

Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind
1106 West Platt Street
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: (813) 251-2407
www.tampalighthouse.org

Hillsborough County Schools: Visually Impaired Program
4210 W. Bay Villa Avenue
Tampa, FL 33611
Phone: (813) 837-7840

Veterans Administration Hospital: Low Vision Service, Eye Clinic
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 972-7674

WUSF Radio Reading Service
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
Phone: (813) 974-8635
www.wusf.usf.edu

Florida
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone: (941) 729-5665
www.guidedogs.org

Freedom Scientific
11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Phone: (727) 803-8000
www.freedomscientific.com

Lighthouse of Pinellas
6925 - 112th Circle North, Suite 103
Largo, FL 33773
Phone: (727) 544-4433
www.lighthouseofpinellas.org

Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County
22107 Almira Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Phone: (941) 625-8501
www.vipofcc.com

WGCU Radio Reading Service
10501 FGCU Boulevard N
Ft. Myers, FL 33965
Phone: (941) 590-2530
www.wgcu.org/radio-reading-service.html

Stephens Publishing Company
3542 Fair Oaks Lane
Longboat Key, FL 34228
Phone: (941) 383-4398
www.stephensmusicpub.com

Carolyn's Low Vision Products
3938 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone: (941) 337-5555
www.carolynscatalog.com

Mana-Sota Lighthouse for the Blind
7318 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone: (941) 359-1404
www.lighthouseofmanasota.org

Florida
7318 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone: (941) 359-1404
www.lighthouseofmanasota.org

Blind Americans, Inc.
Wishing Well Center
6055 N. Carl G. Rose Hwy. (SR 200)
Hernando, FL 34442
Phone: (352) 637-1739

Low VisionAids, Inc.
2129 SW Hwy 484
Ocala, FL 34473
Phone: (800) 364-1610
www.magnifyingcenter.com

Florida Center for the Blind
7325 SW 32nd Street
Ocala, FL 34476
Phone: (352) 873-4700
www.flblind.org

Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind
8610 Galen Wilson Boulevard
Port Richey, FL 34668
Phone: (727) 815-0303
www.lighthouse-pasco.org

Keitzer Check Writing Guide
5324 Ingleside
Leesburg, FL 34748
Phone: (352) 326-3437
www.checkwritingguide.com

Enabling Technologies Company
1601 Northeast Braille Place
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Phone: (772) 225-3687
www.brailler.com

Braille International, Inc.
3290 SE Slater Street
Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772) 286-8366
www.brailleintl.org

Florida
3290 SE Slater Street
Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772) 286-8366
www.brailleintl.org

Gospel Association for the Blind
7850 South U.S. Highway 1
Bunnell, FL 32110-8770
Phone: (386) 586-5885

Florida Department of Education: Division of Blind Services, Manderfield Technical Training Laboratory
401 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2803
Phone: (386) 254-3856
www.state.fl.us/dbs/cs/technology.shtml

Florida Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library Services
420 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2804
Phone: (386) 239-6000
http://dbs.myflorida.com/library
Building B

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
325 John Knox Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303-4151
Phone: (850) 487-3278
http://faast.org

Florida
2205L Stone Building
College of Education
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459
Phone: (850) 644-4880
www.fsu.edu.

Florida State University: Program in Visual Impairment
2205L Stone Building
College of Education
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459
Phone: (850) 644-4880
www.fsu.edu.

Florida Department of Education: Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services
325 West Gaines Street
Suite 614
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0475
www.fldoe.org

Florida Early Steps
4052 Bald Cypress Way SE, BIN A06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707
Phone: (850) 245-4444 4221
www.cms-kids.com/earlystepshome.htm

Florida Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000
Phone: (850) 414-2000
http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us

West Florida Regional Library, Subregional Talking Book Library
200 West Gregory Street
Pensacola, FL 32502-4822
Phone: (850) 436-5065

Florida
200 West Gregory Street
Pensacola, FL 32502-4822
Phone: (850) 436-5065

Talking Books Library, Brevard County Library System
308 Forrest Avenue
Cocoa, FL 32922-7781
Phone: (321) 633-1810

Talking Book Library of Dade and Monroe Counties, Miami-Dade Public Library System
2455 NW 183 Street
Miami, FL 33056-3641
Phone: (305) 751-8687

Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired
4210 West Bay Villa Avenue
Tampa, FL 33611-1206
Phone: (813) 837-7826
www.fimcvi.org

Hillsborough County Talking Book Library
3910 South Manhattan Avenue
Tampa, FL 33611-1214
Phone: (813) 272-6024
http://tbl.hcplc.org

Manatee County Public Library System: Talking Books Service
1330 Cleveland St
Clearwater, FL 33755-5103
Phone: (941) 748-5555 6307
www.pplc.us/tbl

Pinellas Talking Book Library
1330 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL 33755-5103
Phone: (727) 441-9958
www.pplc.us/tbl

Lee County Talking Books Library, Lee County Library System
13240 North Cleveland Avenue, #5-6
North Ft. Myers, FL 33903-4855
Phone: (239) 995-2665

Visually Impaired Persons of Southwest Florida, Inc.
35 West Mariana Avenue
North Fort Myers, FL 33918-5515
Phone: (239) 997-7797
www.vipcenter.org

 

Florida Outreach Project for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
P.O. Box 100234
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 273-7530
www.deafblind.ufl.edu/index.htm

Orange County Library System, Talking Book Section
101 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 835-7464