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Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired

16625 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
313-272-3900
information@gdabvi.org

A senior learns to sign his name in a designated space with one of several Assistive tools designed for people with visual impairments.
A person with vision impairments learns to use a screen reader for increasing the size of text on a document.
Through Judo and Tai Chi, youth learn balance and focus skills.
Children learn how to climb safely into a kayak as they prepare for a trip to the river.
Our staff regularly participate in community fairs and events to share information about GDABVI services and eye health.

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.

Mary Ingalls: Portrait of a Nineteenth Century Blind Woman
If you’re a fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder, you may recall reading her books or watching the popular television show, “Little House on the Prairie.” The stories described a family of three sisters–Mary, Laura and Carrie–who lived with their parents Charles and Caroline in the woods, prairies and cities of the Midwest during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. We’ve [...]
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DTE Energy Assistance at GDABVI
We’re pleased to announce a community service for people who are blind and vision impaired. GDABVI is now a DTE Energy community outreach site for customers in need of assistance with electric or natural gas bills. DTE Energy customers can meet with Energy Assistance Account Representative Ms. Jennings on Fridays from 11am-3pm. She reviews customer accounts, sets up payment plans, [...]
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