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Louisiana Association for the Blind’s Community Services Center offers life-changing services, programs and training to community members with visual impairments.  For more information, reach out to us today at 318-698-2300 or

Here’s an overview:

Assistive Technology

The world of technology is constantly evolving and can be intimidating, but LAB offers training on computers and smartphones that allow clients to chart a path to a more satisfying and independent lifestyle.  With scanners, voice-to-text programs, electronic video magnifiers and more, our Assistive Technology program can help you meet changing workplace needs... Read More

Children’s Program

Children with visual impairments require specialized teaching methods. With services and training by L.A.B. experts, children in Northwest Louisiana with visual impairments are prepared for success. Programs are offered for infants through 3 year olds as well as children and adolescents... Read More

Employment Placement

Landing a reliable job is a foundation for independence.  At Louisiana Association for the Blind, our job coaches and employment specialist help those with visual impairments and other disabilities evaluate their options, develop workplace skills, create a resume, build interview confidence and pair clients with potential employers.

Independent Living Skills

L.A.B.’s Independent Living Skills program pairs an abundance of aids with education so people who are visually impaired can build self-reliance and independence. Instruction includes basic living skills, such as communication, cooking, money management, Braille, mobility and safety, all tailored to the individual... Read More

Low Vision Clinic

L.A.B. offers low vision evaluations, visual field testing and evaluations for work placement to clients in eight Northwest Louisiana parishes, as well as disability testing for exiting members of the military and occupational therapy through a partnership with Ochsner/LSU Health... Read More

Visual Aids Store

L.A.B.’s Visual Aids store, located inside the Community Services Center, offers a wide range of aids to assist with daily living. Our collection of magnifiers, kitchen aids and other assistive devices help clients to achieve and maintain independence... Read More

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Main: 318.698.2300 Fax: 318.698.2304
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