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Assistive Technology

Arnold Orthotics & Prosthetics
619 Jordan St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-425-2400
-  This company offers custom fitted limbs, braces, post-mastectomy bras & breast forms, and dibaetic shoes.

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN)
8028 Shreve Park Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71129-2677
Contact: Susie Stewart
Phone: 318-841-1548
-  LATAN provides clients with items that individuals use to assist them in daily activities, such as canes, wheelchairs, communication
   devices, hearing aids, keyboard alternatives, learning software, and vision aids.
-  Services Include Assistive Technology, Training and Technical Assistance, and Community Outreach.  

Louisiana Center For The Blind - Ruston
101 South Trenton Street 
Ruston, LA 71270 
Contact: Janet Bernhardt 
Phone: 318-251-2891 
Fax: 318-251-0109 Email:
Website: http://http//
-  Services Involve: Adult Program, Senior Program, Infant and Toddler Program, NFB Bell Academy, STEP Program, Buddy Program,
   Saturday Club Program, Braille Rocks, and LCB Langiappe.
-  Through self-organization in the National Federation of the Blind, the blind are changing the course of services and programs for
    blind persons from traditional custodial approaches to innovative and exciting ones which stress self-sufficiency and independence.

Louisiana Center For The Blind - Shreveport
1714 Claiborne Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71103 
Phone: (318) 698-2300 
Fax: (318) 698-2304
Hours: Monday Thru Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.
-  Low Vision Rehabilitation Center, Employment Services, Print Services, AbilityOne Supply Services, Contract and Assembly, and Contact    
-  The Visual Aids Store offers a wide range of assistive technology devices to put you back in touch with the world you once knew.


New Horizons Independent Living Center
1701 N Market Street
Shreveport, LA 71107
Phone: 318-671-8131 ext. 110
Fax: 318-688-7823
-  Through funding by the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf, New Horizons provides assistive technology services and devices for
   consumers who can provide documentation of hearing loss, combined hearing and visual loss, or a speech impairment.
-  THE FIVE CORE INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES Cover: Information and Referral, Peer Counseling, Skills Training, Advocacy,
    and Transition.
-  Provides assistance for employment, GREEN (Giving Recycled/Reusable Equipment for Everyday Needs) Program, Attendant
   Training, and Attendant Services.

Shreveport Prosthetics, Inc.

745 Olive St., Ste. 111
Shreveport, LA 71104
Contact: Lauren Swift, Patient Coordinator
Phone: 318-734-7933
Fax: 318-550-4901
-  provide the most advanced upper (hands, arms, elbows) and lower (knees, legs, feet) prosthetics on the     
   market today.
-  Products include Ottobock, Ossur and College Park.

Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation (SPAR)
City of Shreveport Parks & Rec
505 Travis St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Camille Webb
Phone: 318-673-7845
-  Basic Computer Class for Seniors - Basic Microsoft Word, Creating Address Book, Developing an Email Address, Functions of the
   Mouse, Making Business Cards, Making Labels, Replying and Forwarding an Email Message, Surfing the Internet, and Tracing Your
   Family Tree.
-  Advanced Computer Class for Seniors - Basic Microsoft PowerPoint, Developing Websites, Word Editing, Making Charts, and

-  Crafty Computer 102 (Completing Advanced Computers Prerequisite) - Personal Mouse Pads, Canvas Bags, Personal Night Lights,
   Collages, Resizing Pictures, Decorative Cuff Links, and Tie Pins.

Snell's Orthotics and Prosthetics
1833 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-424-4167
Toll Free: 800-219-5273
Hours: Monday Thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

-  Our caring and conscientious staff employs the most successful treatment methods and technologies to 
   serve p
atient needs, including CAD/CAM (computer aided design and manufacture) for precision design and
   fabrication of a comfortable, custom orthosis or prosthesis crafted in our own laboratory.
-  Also Provides Orthotics, Cranial Helmets for Babies, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics.