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

** Check with your insurance carrier for coverage limitations.

If you can't find a date/time that works for you please call the provider’s office. Not all appointment types at all locations are available online.

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

Schedule Appointment for