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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

Open Mic singing-pianoA participant at an Open Mic performance plays keyboard and sings
Vision impaired adults share their stories at GDABVI Open House
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.

April is Eye Sports Safety Month
It’s spring and many people are getting ready to play in sports programs across their communities. As you gather together your workout clothes, uniforms and sports equipment, don’t forget to protect your eyes from potential harm and injury. Protective safety eyewear should be on your check list to ensure good health and lasting fun! To learn more, please go to [...]
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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Your eyesight is invaluable and most types of work in all types of settings rely upon good vision. Please protect your eyes from work place harm,¬† strain and injury. If you haven’t had an annual eye exam, this would be a good time to consider getting one. http://yoursightmatters.com/march-is-workplace-eye-wellness-month/
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February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month
Age-related Macular Degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss for people over 50 yrs. The National Institute of Health reports, “It causes damage to the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina and the part of the eye needed for sharp, central vision, which lets us see objects that are straight¬†ahead. In some people, AMD advances [...]
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