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Blind Rehabilitation Service: John D. Dingell VA Medical Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Blind Rehabilitation Service: John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
4646 John R Street
B3 South, Red Tower
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 576-1000 64888 (Local)
http://www.detroit.va.gov/services/VIST.asp

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Staff

Jeanette Carbone Varanelli, OD, FAAO, Service Chief
Jennifer Troyer, LMSW, VIST Coordinator

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Low Vision Services
    • Offers comprehensive rehabilitation training for severely visually impaired Veterans. The VIST team will evaluate the Veteran's needs and recommend the appropriate program. Referrals can be arranged for the following services: Regional VA Blind Rehabilitation Center or Clinic, low vision services, vocational rehabilitation, guide dog schools, and state services.
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