If you or a loved one are starting to have a difficult time seeing the clock, reading the small buttons on the remote control, or squinting more often every month, then it might be time to consider some new products designed with your needs in mind. The IM Team has searched for quality products that bring innovative solutions to the visually impaired and have made them available at the IM Store. Here are the Top 5 Items that will make your life easier.
The iTalk voice assistant clock is a voice activated clock with recordable reminders for events, appointments, and items to do around the house. The large numbers allow for you to easily tell the time from across the room and set alarms accurately. This innovative clock will make your life easier if you are starting to have a trouble seeing objects accuratley from far away or reading small print on event calenders.
Reading lights have been helpful for decades, but laptops have started to be used more frequently around the home instead of books. This LED light illuminates your keyboard so you can type accurately and comfortably while sitting in a dimly lit room. It is conveniently powered by the USB slot so you never have to fumble with batteries or worry about it going out.
This compact and innovative magnifier is more than meets the eye. It is deisgned with an angled lens so it can be held naturally without having to hunch over the page, has a roatating handle for a comfortable allignment, and lights up around the edges so it can be used anytime of the day. Plus, it folds up so it be conviently placed in a purse or in a small drawer in your home. Make the world a bigger place with this magnifying glass.
The large button universal remote is a favorite of ours at the IM Blog and Store. It’s large buttons make it visually easy to navigate and the ample space between the buttons make it even easier to handle. The wide body design is a thoughtful addition because it allows for a firmer ergonomic grip as well. If you are tired of squinting at the latest and greatest logitech remote then check out this Sony classic and make your life easier in so many ways.
Cooking is enjoyable but it can also be a dangerous and difficult activity if you have a vision impairment. This low vision cutting board has an all black surface so that the food is distinctly outlined and can be accuratly cut. The cutting board also has raised edges so food items can be pressed against the corner for easier handeling of food. Overall, this is a well-designed cutting board and a great way to make your kitchen easier to use.
Make sure to check out the rest of our Top 5 List to find other helpful products to make your life easier.