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Louisiana Association for the Blind

9:31am

Tue July 23, 2013
Local

Louisiana Association for the Blind aims to serve more children

Louisiana Association for the Blind's CEO Shelly Taylor (left) and work readiness and job development specialist Amanda McCary aim to create more outreach programs for children with visual impairments.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The Louisiana Association for the Blind in Shreveport is putting on a camp for children with documented visual impairments. The week-long day camp is designed for school-aged children in the Caddo-Bossier area, and it’s the first of its kind in northwest Louisiana. Shelly Taylor, CEO of the Louisiana Association for the Blind, said this camp will strengthen youth services at her organization.

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10:30am

Fri March 30, 2012
Business

Louisiana Association for the Blind to open a print division

The Louisiana Association for the Blind is building a $3.2 million printing press facility that will create at least 15 jobs for people who are legally blind.

9:14am

Tue February 28, 2012
Politics

Louisiana Association for the Blind lobbies on Capitol Hill

The Louisiana Association for the Blind is in Washington to meet with members of Congress on ways to improve the job outlook for people who are blind. The LAB says nearly 70 percent of working-age blind people are unemployed.