ATU078 – Assistive Technology Holiday Shopping Show 2012


Holiday Shopping Show Show Notes:

Braille Uno

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Price: $13.95-$19.99

Jumbo Braille Dominoes

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Price: $12.95

Braille Bingo Board

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Price: $9.95

Accessible Etch a Sketch

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Price: $210

GimpGear Accessible Nintendo Wii Controls

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Price: $45- 2 player competition pack $2,589 (Wii Remote kit $345)

Amazon Prime Account

Free two day shipping-can also stream movies/T.V. shows and access to kindle books

Price: $79 per year

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Kindle Fire HD $499, Kindle Fire HD $199

Kindle Paperwhite $119

iPhone 5

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Price: $199-$399 depending upon storage

iPad mini

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Price: $329

Digital Picture Frame

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Price: Prices range from $79.99-$169.99

Television Amplifier

Where to find it: (Harris Communications)

Price: $139.95

LEVO Book Holder

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Price: $75.00 -$169.00 (depending on Book Holder for bed or desk)


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Notes: In many states, CapTel equipment is provided free or at a reduced rate to people with hearing loss. So the price for a CapTel Phone may vary from state to state. Please check the specifics of your state here. There is no cost for using the CapTel captioning service, it is provided free as part of your state’s relay service.

Braille pen 12

Price: $1,095.00

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Recordable books such as: The Night Before Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Price: $19.95

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Magic Wand Portable Scanner

Price:  $99.99

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Cooking Gadgets-Talking Food Scale:

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Prices: $30

LeapFrog Explorer Smart Globe

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Price: $70

 LeapPad 2

Price: $100

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i-loview Hand Held Magnifier

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Price: $495

For more information on creative holiday gifts check out the INDATA Project’s loan library at

Holiday Recipes:

Yams/Sweet potatoes

Boil yams until done, peel, quarter lengthwise when cooled enough. In large pan, add 1/2 stick of butter, 11/2 cup brown sugar, ½ cup water and splash of orange juice-bring to a boil. Add yams and keep turning over and over until syrup is thick and yams are hot. Optional-add mini-marshmallows on top and allow them to melt.

Wassail Punch 

Recipe makes 12 servings

2 quarts apple cider

2 cups orange juice

1/2 cup lemon juice

12 whole cloves

4 cinnamon sticks

1 pinch ground ginger

1 pinch ground nutmeg


In a slow-cooker or a large pot over low heat, combine apple cider, orange juice and lemon juice. Season with cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. If using a slow cooker, allow to simmer all day. Serve hot

Cook books mentioned:

1. Davies, Ken. Wheelchair Diet Plan. Preston, UK: Help4U Publishing, 2001.

2. The Disabled Gourmet. Orange Coast College Campus Colleagues Club. Costa
Mesa, CA. Cookbooks by Morris Press, 1998.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads.


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