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Ogden Resource Center/Braille Access Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Ogden Resource Center/Braille Access Center
Ogden Resource Center/Braille Access Center
2310 East 13th Street
Vancouver, WA 98661-4120
(360) 947-3344 (Local)
(360) 737-2120 (Fax)
braille@wssb.wa.gov
https://www.wssb.wa.gov/wp/departments/bac/

Brief Description

The Ogden Resource Center houses Accessible Instructional Materials and manages federal quota funds for the state of Washington. The Braille Access Center is a production center in partnership with Correctional Industries serves the nation; with 16 certified transcribers producing 600,000+ braille pages a year.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 1500
Number of staff: 7
Staff description: Director, 2 Braille Coordinator, 2 Proofreaders, 2 Warehouse Operators
Geographic area served: Braille services worldwide.

Staff

Colleen Lines, Director, (360) 696-6321 183, irc@wssb.wa.gov
Kandi Lukowski, Braille Coordinator, (360) 696-6321 158, braille@wssb.wa.gov
Angela Vargas, Braille Coordinator, (360) 696-6321 159, braille@wssb.wa.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Textbooks, menus, directories, legal documents, and more!
  • Services for Seniors
    • We provide quality braille transcription.

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • We provide accessible media textbooks and adapted materials to school districts and agencies that provide educational services for children with visual impairments.
  • Information and Referral
    • We provide information and referral services to anyone calling or e-mailing us. This could be to state-specific agencies or national organizations.
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