The Hexe Threader is a needle threader that can help individuals who are blind or have low vision or limited hand dexterity thread a sewing needle. The user lays the thread across the groove in the threader, places the needle (eye-down) in the chute, and presses the button. A small loop of thread will pop out at the chute once the needle has been threaded. The unit comes with a small spool stand, a thread- cutting attachment, and instructions.
Tactile Connect Four is a tactile strategy game for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This strategy game for two players has red and black pieces on a bright yellow vertical board. The black pieces have holes in their centers for tactual identification.
The Big Print Date Calendar is a low vision calendar designed for use by individuals with low vision. This monthly calendar has large dates in a font size of 45 point. It also includes appointment/notes pages with lines that are 0.5 inch apart. Pages come housed in a spiral binder that allows the pages to lay flat. The front and back covers have inside pockets to hold notes. The calendar is updated and reissued annually. DIMENSIONS: Opens to an overall size of 11 x 17 inches.
The Big Print Address Book is a large print address book designed for use by individuals with low vision. Wide-ruled lines provide space for writing names and addresses using large letters and numbers, with room for over 500 listings in large print format. The address book has flexible plastic coil binding and durable covers with inside front and back pockets. A bold 20/20 pen (see separate entry) is included. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 9.5 inches closed.
The Apex 7-Day MediPlanner is a pill organizer designed to help individuals who have difficulty remembering to take their pills. There are four daily dosage sections for each day of the week, for a total of 28 color coded compartments. Compartments are contoured to aid in pill removal. Compartments come with four translucent lids and fit on a base. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 5.6 x 1.5 x 8.3 inches. COLOR: Base in white. Lids are blue, lavender, berry, and yellow.
The Wire Loop Needle Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals who have little dexterity in their hands, or who are blind or have low vision. They are sold in packages of two.
Self Threading Needles are designed to assist in threading for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairments. These self threading needles have a small groove at the top of the needle eye to catch the thread. Package contains six needles.
Locator-Dots, also called Loc-Dots, are tactile markers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These plastic, adhesive-backed dots are clear and can be used to mark light switches, oven controls, house keys, alarm clocks, telephones, tape recorders, etc. They can also be used as keytop overlays to designate certain keys on a computer keyboard. The package contains six dots.
The Opti-Plus Extra Sturdy Envelope Writing Guide is a writing guide designed for addressing envelopes for individuals with visual disabilities. This unit has Slotted openings to help the users address #10 business-size envelopes. The slots have adequate space for using a bold line writing pen. The unit is made of sturdy plastic with high contrast between the slotted top panel and the solid back panel. The user lifts the top panel and places the envelope on the back panel. Closing the top holds
The Big Print Check Register is a bold line check register designed for use by individuals with low vision. The register is spiral bound with a slim format for use and portability. It has bold column headings and extra-large entry boxes, with 350 entry spaces, enough for approximately one full year of transactions. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 9 inches when closed.
Low Vision Writing Paper - Bold Line is bold line writing paper designed with thick contrasting lines for use by individuals with low vision. Standard letter size paper is lined on both sides and comes in a 100-sheet pad. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches. Lines are 0.75 inches apart. COLOR: White paper with black lines.
Timex Easy Readers are low vision watches designed for use by individuals with low vision. Available in men's and women's styles, these quartz analog watches have easy to read black numbers on a white background. Available with a leather band or an expansion band, these water-resistant watches have a second hand and an Indiglo night light. The men's models with the expansion bands also have a date function. COLOR: The leather band is black. The men's expansion band is available in gold or silver
The Braille Bicycle Playing cards are Braille and Large Print playing cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a poker deck with Braille lettering and large numbers and pips, printed on professional quality Bicycle stock. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 3.5 inches. Numerals and symbols are 1.25 inches high. COLOR: Available with red or blue backs.
The Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser, model 3211, is designed to heat water quickly for individuals who want to avoid using the stove or rangetop for boiling water. It heats 16 ounces of water in about 90 seconds at the touch of a button. It can be used for making coffee, tea, soup, cereal, or cocoa. The unit has auto shut off and a storable cord.
The Apex 7 Day Pill Organizer, models 70010 and 70042, has 1 compartment for each day of the week. The days are clearly indicated with raised and highlighted letters and Braille on top of each of the 7 compartments for blind individuals or persons with low vision. All compartments open individually. OPTIONS: Available for imprinting. SIZES: Medium (##70010) and Extra Large (##70042). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 1.25 x 0.75 x 4.5 inches (medium) or 1-5/6 x 7/8 x 6-3/16 inches (extra large). COLOR: Both a
Pocket Slates are braille slates designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The ##1 Pocket Slate, model 23-0301-4, is a 27-cell, 4-line slate; the ##2 Pocket Slate, model 23-0401-2, is a 19-cell, 6-line postcard size slate; and the ##140 Pocket Slate, model 23-0601-7, is a 40-cell, 4-line slate designed for use without a board. All models are made of aluminum and come with a braille stylus.
Braille Paper is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in two grades, heavy and light, and in two styles, plain and three hole punched. Both heavy and light grades are suitable for use with Perkins Braillers(see separate entries). Available styles are plain heavy grade, plain light grade, or three hole punched heavy grade. Paper is sold in reams of 500 sheets. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 8.5 x 11 inches (all grades with or without holes) or 11 x 11.5 inches (pla
The Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing/Signature Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by people with vision, fine motor, or other writing disabilities or arthritis to write and endorse to cash standard checks and traveler's checks. The plastic device can also be used as a signature guide for both right and left-handed people. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 3 1/8 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: Lifetime Guarantee under narmal use.
Say When is an audible liquid level indicator designed for individuals who are blind or deaf blind. In order to prevent overflow of liquids, it signals when a glass, cup, or other container of liquid is filled to within 1/2 inch of the top. The device is hung over the lip of a container with two prongs on the inside. When liquid reaches the prongs, a buzzer sounds and the device vibrates. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery.
This 17-Inch Flame Retardant Oven Mitt can help prevent burns when used by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The long mitt protects hand, wrist, and lower arm from direct contact with hot oven surfaces. The mitt is made from a quilted flame-retardant protective material. DIMENSIONS: 17 inches long. A 13 inch long model is also available. COLOR: Charcoal.
The Opti-Plus Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a wallet sized plastic guide with a cut-out in the middle to aid in the the proper placement of a signature when signing a document. COLOR: Black.
The Double Spatula is a spatula and tongs designed for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This utensil has two spatulas joined at the end of the end of their handles for gripping and turning food while cooking or serving.
The 14-Inch Wall Clock is an analog wall clock designed for use by individuals with low vision. This large dial analog wall clock features a round resin flush mount frame, Arabic numbers, and straight hands. POWER: Uses 1 AA battery (not included). DIMENSIONS: 14 inch diameter. COLOR: White clock face with black numbers and black mounting frame.
The Opti-Plus Folding Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This sturdy plastic guide has a Hinged frame with cut-out windows. The frame holds the check in place while the user writes within the cut-out windows. The guide fits most standard checks.
The Optelec ClearView+ Speech HD is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Standard features include integration of OCR and text-to-speech technology. Read long documents with accurate and reliable Text-to-Speech. Full Page overview & navigate quickly with intelligent document layout recognition. Swipe finger to scroll through the magnified text or photos. More than 60 reading voices in over 30 languages.
Mobile Speak is a cell phone screen reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This screen reader provides speech feedback for navigating through the phone's user interface, and allows access to all of the phone's applications, including third-party applications that are not part of the standard software supplied with the phone. This screen reader comes bundled with other cell phone applications software, such as Code Factory's accessible calculator, an accessib
The Braille Poker Playing Cards are Braille playing cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These playing cards are standard size and have braille markings on two corners for easy identification. The cards are plastic coated with large print numbers, letters and symbols.
The Big Button Caller ID is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The phone features large buttons with raised numbers and Braille markings. It also includes a digital, LCD caller ID screen that allows sighted users to see information about callers before answering the telephone.
The Giant Calculator, model GC78l, is a large button and large print calculator designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or low vision. This calculator has large rubber keys and an 8-digit LCD display with large numbers and an adjustable tilt screen. Functions include memory and percentages. POWER: Uses solar panel or button cell battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 11 x 8.25 x 0.875 inches. COLOR: Black or silver.
The Lighted Make-up Mirror, model 678,is a magnifying mirror designed for use by individuals with low vision. This two-sided round mirror sits on a table stand. One side has 5x magnification and the other side had no magnification. The mirror is encircled with a bright LED light with a push button on/off control. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 7 x 8 x 4.5 inches.
The Talking Pocket Calculator is a voice output calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This talking pocket calculator is lightweight and portable. It has a large print 8 digit LCD display of numbers that are read aloud and basic arithmetic and memory functions. It also has an LCD clock with alarm. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included).
The Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The talking calculator has a clear female voice with a built-in volume control. It announces the numbers appearing on its eight-digit LCD readout display with numbers 0.625 inches high. It adds, subtracts, divides, multiplies and calculates percentages. OPTIONS: English or Spanish. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included).