Martha F. Gorey Resource Center

One of the largest collections of low-vision aids in Southeast Michigan.

Housed within the DIO, the Martha F. Gorey Resource Center offers a wide selection of items for the blind and visually impaired, offered at low cost. Hundreds of low-vision aids are on display and for sale, including:

  • Closed-circuit magnifying machines
  • Handheld and stand magnifiers
  • Talking watches, clocks and calculators
  • Large print and Braille items

Store hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friends of Vision volunteers

The store is staffed by volunteers from the Friends of Vision, and more help is always welcome. All necessary training is included, and you can choose a shift that best fits your schedule.

Schedule Appointment Online

If you are having an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please do not utilize this scheduling feature for urgent medical situations.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email

If you have traveled to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone suspected to have the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please contact our nurse line @ 313- 874-7500 prior to scheduling.

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