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3rd Annual Haunted House Oct 25-26

Please come to GDABVI’s annual “fun”raiser for our summer children’s programs. It takes place on October 25-26, 2019 at 16625 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48227. Friday hours are 3-5pm for people with disabilities to have extra time in the Halloween maze. General public time is 6-9pm. Saturday hours are 4-5pm for people with disabilities; 5-9pm for the general public. Admission is only $5 per person or $20 for a family (up to 6). Please…Continue reading3rd Annual Haunted House Oct 25-26

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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 one of the 3 teachers of the Blind and Visually Impaired working during the summer…Continue readingHigh school student interviews us about blindness and youth

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Coming Aug 26: 4th Annual Resource Fair & Open House

You are invited to GDABVI’s 4th Annual RESOURCE FAIR AND OPEN HOUSE Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm at Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 16625 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48227 (1/2 mile east of the Southfield Fwy) Over 25 community vendors and organizations will offer resources and information including… Always Be Fit / A Little Bit of Everything American Learning, LLC Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, State of Michigan…Continue readingComing Aug 26: 4th Annual Resource Fair & Open House

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GDABVI featured on TV program Street Beat

GDABVI’s in-home vision rehab services for adults and its summer programs for youth were featured in a recent edition of “Street Beat,” a CBS 62-CW 50 television program in Southeast Michigan. Victor Arbulu (Managing Director) and Mary Beth Kullen (Outreach Coordinator) discussed several types of eye problems that can lead to vision impairment or blindness. “There are four primary causes of [vision loss]: diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma. The largest cause in…Continue readingGDABVI featured on TV program Street Beat

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Please gift us on #GivingTuesday

A special message to friends of the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired: For 56 years, it has been our honor to provide free, in-home Vision Rehabilitation Training and services to blind and legally blind residents of Southeast Michigan. As you make your year-end holiday plans, please consider supporting our successful work on November 29th #GivingTuesday — a global day of giving — by making an online contribution. Thank you for trusting…Continue readingPlease gift us on #GivingTuesday

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A successful 2016 Open House

It was a delightful day at this year’s GDABVI Resource Fair and Open House! Over 150 guests attended our 3rd annual event and enjoyed an afternoon of good resource information, music, food, hourly prize giveaways and storytelling. Thanks to everyone who came out and participated, including elected officials Michigan State Senators Coleman Young, Jr., and Morris Hood, III. We invite you to learn more about the 2016 Open House and see some of our photos.…Continue readingA successful 2016 Open House

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