Assistive Technology Recycling Program

Announcing a new program sponsored by the LIONS Blind Low Vision Outreach Committee of District 11-A1

(for Wayne, Macomb and Monroe counties)


We have been collecting used assistive technology (AT) that we can offer to you, at no charge, through our recycle program. We have a variety of magnifiers, monoculars, Readers such as CD book players, and other talking items for daily tasks such as watches, calculators, or a talking GPS. Our inventory changes depending on donations and we have previously given away bar code scanners  closed circuit TV’s and video magnifiers. If we don’t have what you need, we can help look for it, or direct you to other recycling programs. To get an application or if you wish to donate an item call or email:

Cathy McAdam 313 563-1412



AT Definition

Assistive technology

 (AT): products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities.


Local Training and information

Eye Learn: computer training, and skills for daily living

Eye Learn

Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Vision Rehabilitation





The libraries listed below have information about AT devices, computers equipped with adaptive  technology, and offer AT resource information.


Detroit Public Library, Douglass Branch 


313-832-4277 TTY


Macomb Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (MLBPD) 

586 286-1580


Taylor Community Library

734 287-4840


Online training

Free Online tutorials



E learning

The Carrol center



an online resource and device demonstrations and Loans for AT

  Michigan Disability Rights coalition


Tech news letter


Vocational Training for Michigan residents

Bureau of Services for Blind Persons



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