If you have a disability it’s sometimes a lot harder to do things around the home that other people take for granted. Some things you can’t do without help, or can you? Technology is not what it once was. There’s gadgets these days to help people with anything and some of those things are great for disabled people to keep around the home. They’ll really change your life.
Soon you will be able to do things that maybe seemed impossible last year. Things you would have to ask for help with and have really regretted, because you have your pride and would rather do stuff on your own when possible. I’m sure you maybe have a few of these gadgets already, but not all of them so let’s have a look and you can decide whether they would help you in any way.
Depending on your disability it could be very important that you can get help straight away if anything bad was to happen, especially while living by yourself.
Everyone wants to live on their own, but sometimes it might not be safe to do so. With Call-Hear you don’t need to worry about being stranded if something was to happen. Just press the button on the wall and someone will be notified and come to give you aid straight away.
Braille EDGE 40
If you’re blind there’s not always ways in which you can take notes and read them back at a future date.
With the Braille EDGE 40 you can take all the notes you want and there’s no need to try and store things in your memory. It also lets you do some other cool things, like reading books and it comes with an in-built scheduler so you can organize your life much easier than before.
Topaz XL HD Desktop Video Magnifier
This one isn’t for blind people, but it’s great for someone who is visually impaired. It sits on your desk and allows you to read everything that otherwise would be impossible to read.
It comes with a 11-inch screen which is large enough to read books and magazines on. Because the screen is large, you don’t have to move the book about all the time.
If you have something wrong with your hand, or maybe you only have one hand, the HeadMouse Extreme makes it a lot easier to use a computer.
You need to attach a little device to your head and the actual machine sits on top of your monitor. You can then move the pointer by looking where you want it to go. It definitely allows you to do things a lot quicker than you do now.
RUBY Handheld Video Magnifier
This is a portable device you can carry around everywhere you go if you’re visually impaired.
Put it over any small writing and it allows you to see it as if your eyesight was great. Sometimes you need to read things that are far too small and now you can. Labels and receipts are perfect examples.
About the Author:
Dainis Coyier is a big fan of gadgets and mobile phones and is in his mission of finding the ‘perfect phone’. He normally prefers working in one his backyard cabins to gain peace.