GREATER DETROIT AGENCY FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
“PROMOTING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH VISION REHABILITATION”
We provide quality, innovative services that increase self-reliance, productivity and dignity for persons who are blind or visually impaired.
On Sunday morning, March 30, we lost a true friend and hero when Alice Raftary, often called the Mother of Rehabilitation Teaching, passed away quietly. Alice was one of the initial 32 inductees in to the Hall of Fame for Leaders and Legends of the Blindness Field in 2002. From that time forward, Alice became an ardent fan of, and [...] Click here to read more
(Reposted from American Printing House for the Blind.) Alice Raftary Hall of Fame Interview. Interviewed by Michael Bina. January 2014. When you were growing up what career did you think you would pursue? In elementary school, I thought I would like to be a plumber and work with my father. At thirteen, I decided I would like to be a [...] Click here to read more