Thermostats for People with Low Vision

AbleData lists several thermostats that are designed for people who are blind or have low vision.  Here are a selected few of their list. Honeywell Easy-To-See Thermostat The Honeywell Easy-To-See Thermostat tactile thermostat with large numbers that’s designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This mercury-free thermostat controls both heating and air-conditioning […]


The Braillephone is a portable braille telephone device designed for use by individuals who are Deaf and Blind. This piece of assistive technology is used as a telephone communication or for face-to-face communication. It’s helpful for communication between a person who is Deaf Blind and any other person using a telecommunications device for the Deaf. […]

Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone

The Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone is a cell phone designed for individuals with cognitive, fine motor, or mobility disabilities. When you press the large red button which, the phone is automatically connected to a 911 emergency personnel. Adding a SIM card (not included) enables the user to make calls like any other cell phone. The […]

AbleData and Technology for Long Term Care websites are Resource for Assistive Technology Products

With so many assistive technology products available, it may be difficult for you to  determine which products are best for you. Websites like AbleData and Technology for Long Term Care are useful resources for determining what products suit your or a loved one’s needs. AbleData provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment […]