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Louisiana (i /lu??i?zi'æn?/ or i /?lu?zi'æn?/; French: État de Louisiane, [lwizjan] ( listen); Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Cameron Parish.

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Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
721 Papworth Avenue
Suite 206
Metairie, LA 70005
Phone: (504) 835-3937

Louisiana Ophthalmology Association
1010 Common Street
Suite 1740
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 569-9516

WRBH 88.3 FM Reading Radio
3606 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 899-1144

Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans
123 State Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 899-4501

Audio Visual Mart, Inc.
648 Hickory Avenue
Harahan, LA 70183
Phone: (504) 733-1500

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana
409 West St. Mary Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: (337) 234-6492

409 West St. Mary Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: (337) 234-6492

Louisiana Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs
412 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-7100

State Library of Louisiana Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
701 N Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-4944

Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired
2888 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone: (225) 757-3482

Louisiana Association for the Blind
1750 Claiborne Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71103
Phone: (318) 635-6471

Louisiana Center for the Blind
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: (318) 251-2891

Louisiana State Association of Optometrists
115-B North 13th Street
Oakdale, LA 71463
Phone: (318) 335-0675

Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of America
1808 Faith Place Suite B
Terrytown, LA 70056-4104
Phone: (504) 368-7785

Louisiana Instructional Materials Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1230 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-4328
Phone: (225) 219-1686

Louisiana Department of Social Services: Rehabilitation Services
627 N. Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-9297
Phone: (225) 219-2943

Louisiana Services to Children and Youth with Deafblindness
Louisiana Department of Education
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
Phone: (225) 342-0520

Louisiana Early Steps
Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
628 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3117
Phone: (225) 342-0095

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network
P.O. Box 14115
Baton Rouge, LA 70898-4115
Phone: (225) 925-9500