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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Maxi-Aids: Independent Living Products

Maxi-aids is a company that offers thousands of independent living products for people with disabilities. Some of their product categories for the blind and visually impaired include:

  • Computer Alternatives and Adaptations: screen readers
  • Watches and Clocks: talking, large print and braille
  • Electronics: Tape Players, Calculators, VCR's, Organizers, Dictionaries
  • Games: Scrabble, Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, Large print playing cards
  • Medical Products: aids to measure insulin, take your blood pressure, or sort your medication
  • Telephones and Telephone Accessories: large print buttons
  • Kitchen and Household Accessories: Talking microwave, Talking Timer, Talking Weight Scale
  • Books and Videos/Large Print: address books
  • Sewing Aids: tools to help thread a needle or cut fabric
  • Writing, Labeling and Identification Aids: guides, dymo magnetic and teflon tape.
  • Magnification Aids for the Visually Impaired
  • Lighting and Magnifier Lamps
  • Canes

Maxi Aids
42 Executive Blvd
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Toll Free: 800-522-6294
Phone: 631-752-0521
TTY: 631-752-0738
Fax: 631-752-0689

Contributor: Maria Delgado

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