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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

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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.

High school student interviews us about blindness and youth
We received a welcome inquiry from a high local student in Livingston County who wanted to know what it’s like working as a professional teacher for blind and low vision children. Here are some questions and answers you may enjoy reading. The questions were answered by Ms. Morrison. Question 1: What is your role in the agency?¬† Answer: I am […]
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6th Annual Open House Resource Fair & Community Market, May 31 & June 1
GDABVI is proud to present an exciting change to our annual Open House and Resource Fair. This year we are expanding it to TWO days and adding a “Community Market” — a place to sell and buy new and used general merchandise, household items, furniture, office supplies, clothing,¬†plus arts & crafts, and farmers’ market goodies. Meet free service providers plus […]
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In memory of Lila Cabbil
GDABVI was saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs. Lila Cabbil, a long-time Occupational Therapist for blind and visually impaired children. Lila worked at GDABVI and its predecessors — the Detroit Society for the Blind and the Upshaw Institute — from 1968-2003. Mrs. Cabbil departed on February 23, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan; and homegoing services were held on March […]
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