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10 April, 2019

Teach Braille to young children with activity books that make learning fun!

Here at MaxiAids, we offer an assortment of tactile and Braille books to stimulate and educate young children with sight loss.  With repetition and curiosity, your child will love to read, learn and create.  When it comes to learning Braille, we have interactive activity books and cards to encourage beginners.  Explore these fun and educational choices that also include poetry, stories, scratch n' sniff, tactile line drawings, mazes, counting, shapes, coloring, painting and more.

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These books have 14 pages of rhyming short stories with matching scented graphics and Braille for interactive fun.

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Help develop spatial concepts and open up the world of pictures, drawing, and art to blind children with raised lines and Braille activity coloring books. 

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Line art and Braille coloring and painting books for hands-on learning.

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This fun and stimulating maze book has 5 different kinds of mazes, progressing from easy to difficult: lines, corridors, ladders and more challenging graphs. 

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Books with Braille, raised line images and stories stimulate and educate. 

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Touch and feel Braille books teach counting and shapes. 

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Tactile, Braille and Scratch n' Sniff cards make learning the alphabet so much fun!

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Enjoy stories and discover landmarks and continents with tactile and Braille books, illustrated for touch n' feel learning

Look to MaxiAids for items to help encourage and teach those with blindness and low vision.  We carry many educational and interactive books, games and toys for young children and young adults so they can enjoy learning while at play.  MaxiAids specializes in products for the blind and visually impaired, low vision products, low vision aids and blind accessories.

28 January, 2019

20 Gift Ideas to show your love this Valentine's Day

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At MaxiAids, we pride ourselves on offering solutions all year 'round that add accessibility and enhance the lives of everyone we serve.  Show your love with some of these thoughtful gifts that help those with low vision, blindness, low hearing, mobility issues and other physical disabilities.  We offer many helpful, useful and fun gift ideas for the loved ones in your life that will put a smile on their face this Valentine's Day, and every day!

Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock Black

Give your sweetheart a little wake up jolt with an extra-loud vibrating alarm clock that will wake them and shake them!  This stylish hot pink or black heart-shaped design is perfect for your Valentine, and they will never miss an appointment or a special date! 

Tic Tac Toe Tactile Wooden Game

Give some hugs and kisses-- and XOXOs to someone you love.  This is a tactile wooden board game ideal for blind or low vision players.  Spend special moments together this Valentine's Day and all year long with board games that are fun to play. See our other games for the blind and low vision for 2 or more players.

4 Piece Pasta Pot Set 6 Quart and 2 Quart

How about a set of red hot colored cooking pots for the special chefs in your life?  This set includes two pots with lids that work as strainers and are very functional to do the job right.  Add some pasta, olive oil and beverage of choice to create a fun themed gift for a delicious Valentine's Day meal

Lil Lucy Power Pocket Light The Larry 8 LED Pocket Work Light Red

The Lil Lucy is a power pocket light to carry whenever and wherever she needs a bit of extra light--a compact little light that will brighten her day. The Larry C - LED Pocket Work Light with a rotating magnetic clip gives him convenient hands-free lighting by attaching to virtually anything.

Natural 5x-1x Lighted Makeup Mirror Black

With natural lighting and dual-sided  5x/1x magnification, this makeup mirror will sure to be a hit with her all year long. It's helpful for putting in contacts, applying makeup, and for accurate color-matching. Pair up with some red hot lipstick for Valentine's Day (sold separately elsewhere).  

Talking Photo Album Personalized Voice Recorded Messages Talking Photo Album Personalized Voice Recorded Messages

Fill this 20 page album with pictures of family members and loved ones with audible captions for a memorable Valentine's Day gift.  An album that he or she will treasure for years to come! 

Reminder Rosie Talking Alarm Clock with Personalized Voice Reminders

With Reminder Rosie, you can record and set up to 25 personalized living reminders by day, week, date or annually.  Personalized reminders are always nice when they're recorded for someone you love by someone they love!  

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Say "I Love You" Hand-Shaped Medallion with Heart and Chain or heart charm bangle. See our other ASL jewelry to choose from for that special someone in your life.   

Wheelchair Blanket with Pockets Non Slippery Burgundy

Give the luxury of a cuddly blanket for those in wheelchairs.  Cover them in a warm and cozy burgundy colored blanket that tapers at the bottom to avoid wheels, and has hand warmers for extra warmth and comfort.

4 LED Camping Lamp

Light up their lives with a battery lantern that's ideal for power outages, camping trips, and around the home inside and out.  A bright red Valentine colored lantern that you just can't miss!  

Sleep Sound Therapy System with 24 Sounds Sleep Sound

How about the gift of relaxation and a good night's sleep?  The Sound Oasis Sleep Sound Therapy System features 24 clinically proven sounds from world renowned doctors and the world's finest authentic nature sounds-- ideal for improving sleep, blocking noise, and managing tinnitus.  See our other sleep sound machines with choices of nature sounds to enhance a calming, meditative mood that will lull your loved ones into a deep sleep or to help them relax and unwind. 

LED Lighted Wallet Magnifier 2s-6x bifocal

Handy, compact, lighted magnifiers for a pocket or purse.  Get a clearer view of fine print, store price tags, product labels, and menus in dimly lit restaurants (ideal for a Valentine's dinner out).  This is a useful gift that will be appreciated by all that suffer from low vision. See our other compact handheld or hands free magnifiers.   

Ladies Talking Watch with Rhinestone Bezel and Expansion Band English Ladies Touch Talking Watch

Give the gift of "time" to your Valentine!  This beautifully designed Ladies Tel-Time Talking Analog Watch with rhinestone bezel offers time and alarm announcement in a clear male voice. Ladies' touch talking watch announces time with just a touch of the watch face. Choose from many different styles and colors. 

Reizen Big Face Talking Atomic Watch with Silver Expansion Band Watches

Good looking watches for the handsome men in your life!  Big Face Talking Atomic Watches with leather or silver expansion band announces time, day and date and even sets itself!   Time is announced in a clear male voice at the simple touch of a button. We provide many other watches for the blind, low vision, and hearing impaired. 

HappyLight Liberty 10k Natural Spectrum Energy Lamp HappyLight Liberty 10k Natural Spectrum Energy Lamp

Energy lamps help to improve mood, increase happiness, energy level and concentration.  A great light therapy gift for those you love who need an extra boost of light, energy and a happy feeling.  This mood lamp is ideal for wintertime use or for those who spend a lot of their time indoors. A perfect gift for someone you love.  

Aurora Midnight Oil Fitover Sunglasses Polarvue Gray Sunglasses

Wraparound sunglasses are impact-resistant and styled to hide your eyeglasses so that it appears you are only wearing sunglasses; gives 100-percent protection from the sun's harmful UVA and UVB light rays.  Choose from many different sunglasses for a perfect gift this Valentine's day.

Panasonic Ladies Wet Dry Electric Shaver with Bikini Attachment Wet and Dry Cordless Electric Razor

Panasonic Ladies Wet-Dry Electric Shaver with Bikini Attachment can be used in shower or bath with lather - use dry anytime, anywhere. Have the men in your life enjoy a close, comfortable wet or dry shave for that smooooooooth, freshly shaved feeling! 

Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base Black Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White Ottlite Glow LED Desk Lamp with Color Changing Base White

The ultimate mood lighting! Base glows in the choice of color, allowing your mood to choose the lighting or let it cycle continuously through the entire 256-color spectrum.  Helps see details clearly and reduce glare and eyestrain with its natural daylight LED illumination-- a unique gift to set the mood just right. An ideal charging station as well! 

Salton 1 Cup Coffee Brewer White Salton 1 Cup Coffee Brewer Black

Brew up some lovin' with a single cup coffee maker with included mug.  Compact one cup coffee brewer is perfect for small spaces.  Add a favorite brand of coffee (and some Valentine cookies) along with this coffee brewer and put a smile on your Valentine's face!  

Picture Care Phone 40dB Amplification with Parallel Dialing

This is a thoughtful gift for aging parents, grandparents, or those who have difficulty making calls. Put a photo of the 10 most frequently called people on the phone, program their numbers in, and just push the photocall button and the picture. It's that easy to have them connect to those they love. At the flip of a switch you may also choose to have 10 one-touch keys for picture dialing ONLY. (This feature is great for those who aren't able to dial out telephone numbers.)  

Hearts Card Game Neighborhood Helpers Flash Cards

Use these cards to play the classic Hearts card game, or you can use them as educational flash cards for children. The jumbo size of the Hearts card game means that the whole family can enjoy playing, from children to parents and grandparents who have low vision but want to play with their kids and grandchildren.  This is a fun gift for all your little Valentines.  (Braille version available as well.)

On this Valentine's Day and every day of the year, show your love with products that help enhance the lives of those you love who suffer from blindness, low vision, hearing impairment, and mobility issues.  Search our many items for low vision aids, blind accessories, low vision products, products for the blind and visually impaired, mobility products and more   

05 December, 2018

Games for the Holidays

Shop the largest selection of games and recreational items for the blind and visually impaired this holiday season!

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Create more holiday fun with family and friends!  MaxiAids offers many tactile and braille games to choose from that are designed for both the blind and sighted so everyone in the family can play. Those who are blind, suffer from low vision and have sight impairment can participate in social games along with their sighted family members and friends, encouraging interactive time together.

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Choose from a huge selection of entertaining, adaptive games for the blind and visually impaired such as Braille and Low Vision Monopoly, Super Big Boggle, Deluxe Scrabble for Low Vision, Checkers and Chess sets, Tactile Connect Four and Tic-Tac-Toe games, Dominos with raised dots, puzzles and much, much more.  You will also find a great selection of unique Braille, tactile and low vision board games for people of all ages and ability levels, as well as cards and accessories, dice, Scrabble replacement tiles and more.  

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From Braille playing cards and easy to see low vision playing cards to BINGO cards, playing card holders and automatic card shufflers, you will find everything you need to make your games as inclusive and comfortable as possible for blind and low vision players. We also carry popular decks of Braille UNO cards, Yahtzee, Scrabble Slam, Skip-Bo, Linkology, Pit - Corner the Market and more! 

Star Soccer Ball with Bells - Yellow Beeping Foam Football Soccerball with Double Bells Inside

Have a ball this holiday season, and get family and friends outside for some exercise and good times!  MaxiAids has accessible beeping balls and audible balls for the visually impaired that help anyone with low vision feel included when playing sports.  Our wide selection of adaptive audible balls includes balls for soccer, basketball, football, rugby, cricket, softball and more.  

Enjoy giving a gift to someone with low vision or blindness such as these interactive games that everyone can play together.  Look to MaxiAids for more recreational games and products for the blind and visually impaired, blind accessories, low vision products and low vision aids.