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27 August, 2019

MaxiAids’ Interactive Talking Map is the Perfect Educational Toy for Young Kids

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Whether you’re in need of a back to school gift, birthday gift or a new educational toy for your child, MaxiAids’ Interactive Talking Map of the United States is ideal for any young girl or boy who’s eager to learn.

This Family Choice, Mom's Choice Gold Metal and Tillywig Brain Child Award Winner 2018 is a touch-activated talking i-Poster that provides 500 amazing facts about all the states of the USA. Your child will love the friendly voices, music and flashing lights that guide them through this playful learning experience. The map includes a parents’ manual so you can help get your child set up to learn all about our great country in a few easy steps!

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The Talking USA Map makes learning easy and fun. Its engaging interactive feature teaches basic information, climate and general knowledge, all with the touch of your finger. Your child will gain learning skills like logical thinking, music, concentration, earth science, memory, problem-solving, geography and environment. It includes a quality speaker, on/off power with unique light, interactive buttons, basic and advanced quiz mode, volume control, repeat, National Anthem song and more.

MaxiAids’ Interactive Talking Map is the perfect addition to your little one’s bedroom or playroom area at 30 1/2 X 21 inches. It’s intended for preschool age kids, ages 5 and up. The map is a versatile addition to your home in that it can be hung up, used as a playmat or played with on the floor.

With so many toys on the market to choose from, why not choose something that’s both fun and educational? Kids love the interactive features of this map, and our guess is the adults might have some fun with it too.

For more educational toys and back to school items, check out MaxiAids’ Recreational and Fun store for the largest selection of adaptive toys and accessible games at the lowest prices. 

15 August, 2019

MaxiAids helps those with physical challenges lead independent and active lifestyles

     MaxiAids has established partnerships with non-profit organizations including Helen Keller National Center and Braille Institute, as well as numerous Lighthouses for the Blind and schools for the deaf across the country.

We distribute products to both government, public and private agencies, educational systems, health facilities, as well as directly to individuals.

Call for your free catalog at 1-800-522-6294 or visit our website at
14 August, 2019

Navigate easier in a technological world! Our adaptive keyboards are designed for all kinds of physical challenges...

MaxiAids has a wide selection of Large Print and Adaptive Keyboards for the visually impaired and those with dexterity issues and one handed use.  Our keyboards are intended to help make computer time more productive.  Choose low vision keyboards with big keys for easy typing and less eye strain. Large print keyboards come in stylish and functional designs for both kids and adults.  For single handed keyboard use, we offer different styles to choose from to make typing less of a struggle.  We also carry Braille overlays for keyboards to help the blind...

Big Keys LX Keyboard- Color QWERTY/Large Color-Coded Keys Make Typing Easy. The Big Keys LX features oversized 1 inch square keys with large, bold black print that's easier to see - especially for those with low vision. Plus, this model adds color coding to help distinguish keys from one another. (Item # 8025720)

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EZ See Large Print Keyboard-Black Keys-White Print with Big, Bold Letters for Easy Typing & Less Eyestrain. (Item 801043)
EZ See Large Print Keyboard-White Keys-Black Print (Item 801039)

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Keyguard for KeysUSee Large Print Keyboard, Great for Parkinson’s and Motor Skills Issues-- For users with limited motor skills, a sturdy frame allows hands to be rested on it without accidentally pressing keys. Polished holes that are directly above all the individual keys guide fingers, allowing increased typing accuracy. (Item 802254)

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Maltron Keyboards -Dual Handed designed to enable people with special needs to enter computer data more easily and quickly. (Item 8039956)

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Maltron Single-hand Keyboard (Left hand or right hand use)-- These single handed keyboards meet the needs of those who need to type with one hand. They are designed with the limited number of keys that can be accessed quickly and comfortably. Special shape and letter layout matches natural-hand movement. Keyboard has Push-On Push-Off keys for Shift, Control and Alt functions, which is essential for single hand operation. (Item 8035435 and Item 8035474)

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Created for Single Handed Users-- Dvorak type of keyboard is easy to learn, provides comfort and with use, and may even increase both typing speed and accuracy. Controls and keys are operable with one hand. (Item RHKD) and (Item LHKD)

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Large Print 3-Color Backlit Keyboard USB -- Big Print Keys & Choice of 3 Backlight Colors. Select between red, blue, or purple backlight to further enhance keyboard visibility for use at night or in dimly lit areas. (Item 809505)

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Perkins Electric Brailler enables braille writing with much less force and for longer periods of time than manual machines. Designed for the blind and those with low vision, it's perfect for students or anyone wanting to produce high quality braille. (Item 22-0103-6)

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Braille Overlays for Computer Keyboards. Make Your Keyboard "Blind Friendly" (Item Q20805)

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Large Print Black on White Apple Bluetooth Keyboard -- Utilizing large print, these keyboards are wireless and work with Apple computers with Bluetooth technology to connect to your computer. (Item 801264)

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Print Keyboard for Mac- Black Print on White Keys with LED light Big , Bold Print Makes Typing Faster & Easier. (Item 801929) See our other color keyboards in white print on black, and black print on yellow.

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Keys-U-See KinderBoard - An excellent first keyboard for any child! The KinderBoard has 1-inch oversized keys and large, bold, easy-to-read numbers and letters. Features color-coded consonants, vowels, numbers and punctuation marks to help pre-school children learn their character sets. Also features two USB 2.0 side ports and function keys. (Item 800019)

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Keys-U-See BigBlu VisionBoard - Large 1 inch keys make it easier to see! Large 1-inch keys offer an advantage to people who find it painful or difficult to use a traditional keyboard. The white keys with black lettering make typing easier. (Item 800018)

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Keys-U-See LessonBoard - Improve your touch-typing speed! Patented color-coded finger layout shows correct finger placement. It's a standard-size computer keyboard that helps reduce the chance of forming bad keyboarding habits. (Item 800029)

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MaxiAids specializes in products for the blind and visually impaired, low vision aids, blind accessories, and products designed for people with dexterity issues and one handed use.  Look to MaxiAids to help you succeed with a keyboard that is just right for your individual computer navigational needs.

05 August, 2019

MaxiAids helps those with physical challenges lead independent and active lifestyles

     Beyond the large variety of accessible products that MaxiAids supplies for the blind, deaf and physically challenged, we also employ people with disabilities who feel a strong sense of belonging to be part of such an important mission.

Some of these employees include deaf, autistic, and several deaf-blind individuals who enjoy their work and show an amazing determination to come in on a daily and weekly basis.

Our dedicated staff is always here to serve our customers who live with physical challenges.

Call for your free catalog at 1-800-522-6294 or visit our website at