mezzo focus 16 desktop video magnifier

Mezzo Focus 16 Compact Desktop Video Magnifier

If you are in the market for a new desktop video magnifier, the Low Vision Store offers many different options!  One example of their available video magnifiers is the Mezzo Focus 16. According to the Low Vision Store’s description: “Whether you choose to use the mezzo as a compact desktop video magnifier, or as a […]

minivision2 cell phone for blind visually impaired

MiniVision2 Cell Phone for Visually Impaired, Blind

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the BlindShell Classic, which is a cellphone for individuals with visual impairments.  If you or a loved one have a visual impairment and are in the market for a new phone, another available option is the MiniVision2 Cell Phone! In sum, the MiniVision2 is a “big-button cell […]

lexicon word braille card game

3 Braille Card Games

I wrote about a handful of Braille games before, but MaxiAids features a few more I’ve yet to discuss.  If you or a loved one have a visual impairment and are looking for games to play, keep on reading! If you’re unfamiliar with MaxiAids, their catalog is full of over 9,000 products designed specifically for […]

braillebuzz braille instructional toy

Learn Braille with BrailleBuzz

If you’re looking for a way to learn and practice Braille, check out BrailleBuzz!  BrailleBuzz is a fun instructional tool for young Braille learners. This bumblebee-shaped toy features tactile buttons with Braille letters and numbers on them.  According to its description on American Printing House’s website, this toy “encourages practice with Braille characters and phonics, […]

orbit reader 20 plus braille display

Orbit Reader 20 Plus

A few years ago, we wrote about the Orbit Reader 20, which is a refreshable Braille display that makes books readily available (like a Kindle.)  Orbit Research, the company behind the device, now offers the Orbit Reader 20 Plus. According to LS&S Products, the newer model consists of the same features as the standard model, […]

blindshell classic smartphone

BlindShell Classic – Phone for visually impaired, blind

I originally wrote about an app coined “BlindShell” back in 2015, which was a smartphone app for individuals with visual impairments.  The developers behind this app now offer an accessible cellphone: the BlindShell Classic.  The BlindShell Classic is a phone developed specifically for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. According to the developer’s website, […]