33 Touching Gifts for the Visually Impaired

Updated on July 27th, 2020
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If you know someone that is visually impaired then you might find it tough to decide what sorts of gifts to buy them. You may not feel that a lot of things are appropriate for them and so choosing something could be tricky. For this reason, we have put together a list of gifts which we think might suit them really well. We hope that you will be able to find something in the list that will inspire you and suit your budget so that you can buy them something that they will really appreciate and that will suit their needs.

This is a cutlery set that has been designed for people that are visually impaired as well as those having other disabilities. They have really big grips on them, which makes them easier to see, but also easier to grip. They have ribbed rubber handles too so that they do not easily slip out of the hand. They are ergonomically designed and they are also portable in case they need to be carried about.

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This is a special button which is a talking clock. The button is white on a black background so it is easy to see for those with some sight. Press the button and it tells the time in a high quality and loud voice and it also tells the date. It is a very useful alternative to a normal clock which can be difficult to see. It even has an alarm on it.

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This is a special Rubik’s touch cube. It is designed specifically for the visually impaired as on each side there is a pattern. For example on the yellow face each piece has a raised cross, on the blue side there are raised dots etc. Each colour has a very distinctive pattern which means that even if you cannot see the colours, you can still have a go at the cube.

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This is a talking watch. It has a silver bracelet with a white face and black number as well as silver hands. It is 40mm so the watch face may be able to be seen but there is also a push button which will read out the time for you. It has an alarm as well. It would make a thoughtful gift for someone that struggles to tell the time and comes with free delivery.

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This is a lanyard which is bright yellow and says ‘I am visually impaired’ on it in black. It really stands out which means that people seeing the wearer will immediately be able to read it and work out that the wearer may need assistance or at least for others to move out of their way when they are walking around. It has safety neck straps with a breakaway closure to eliminate chocking risk.

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This is a paperback book of 300 sudoku puzzles in large print. There are 100 easy, 100 medium and 100 hard puzzles which means that they are great for someone that is just earning so that they can progress as they go. There are answers too so that you can check if you get them right once you have had a go or get a clue if you get stuck.

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This is a Magnipros 3 x Led page magnifier. It is a great gift for anyone that struggles to see but wants to be able to read things. It has dimmable LEDs which means that it can be adjusted depending on the glare and the surrounding light conditions. It will magnify print by three times so it is much easier to see. It can also be used to magnify other thigs to make it easier to do art and crafts, writing etc.

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These are steel keys which have a plastic bow top. They are radar keys for access to disabled loos and they have braille identification on the bows. They are useful to those with vision impairments as a radar key can help them to find a loo when they need it which has a bit more room so that they can have some privacy so that they are able to find things more easily.

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This is a special address book for the visually impaired. It has lots of large letters inside it and space to write text with large lettering so that it can be easily seem. There is a bold letter on each corner so you can easily find the right section. It measures 8.5 x 11 inches and there is room for 3 entries per page so there is lots of space.

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This is a folding cane for the visually impaired. It is a white cane with a red stripe in the middle so that the user can be easily seen. It folds up so that it can easily fit in a bag or be tucked away in the car or at home or any time it is not being used. It easily snaps opens and folds instantly too. It is made from an aluminium alloy do is durable and firm. It even has reflector tape for good night visibility.

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This is a book of large print crosswords. It has really bold text which is 21 point in size. It has over 50 crosswords to solve and they are all in really bold and large text so they are easier to see and the grids are 8 x 11 boxes. The solutions are in the back and all of the clues and solutions are with British spellings. A great gift idea.

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This is a Dictaphone or voice recorder. It is bright green in colour with brightly coloured buttons so that it can easily be seen. It can record up to 6 minutes at a time and save up to 60 messages, It is a useful item to give yourself reminders and to record messages etc when you are not easily able to write things down which makes it a great gadget for the visually impaired.

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This is a special keyboard with mixed coloured keys. The numbers are red, main function keys are yellow and the letters are green with a few in dark red. This will help those people with impaired visibility to be able to see what they are doing on a keyboard more easily. There are two options where the letters are either lower or upper case and there is also an option of a keyboard with yellow keys and black letters on.

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This is a mobile phone which has extra big numbers on it so that it is easier to use. It comes with a charging dock as well. It has a 128k colour display and large menu icons which means that it is very easy to use. Talk time can last 4-6 hours and in standby mode it can last 10-12 days. It is easy to use, has no contract and supports 2G.

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This is a set of large print playing cards. It means that anyone that does not have good vision will still be able to join in with playing cards with everyone else. The cards measure 62 x 86mm and come in a choice of either blue or red backs. It is a great idea to make sure that they can still be involved with games and so will make a really lovely gift and thoughtful gesture.

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This is a large print colouring book by Rachel Mintz. The pictures all have clear bold lines and it has an owl theme. There of 35 different images and there is one per page which means that you can remove them for framing or take them out and use alcohol markers or watercolour paint and not worry about spoiling the other pages in the book from bleed through or buckling.

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This is a telephone which has large buttons on it to make it easier to see. It also has loud volume to help those with hearing problems. There are three emergency memories that can be recorded so people can be called quickly and also has 9 direct memory numbers too. It has a last number redial and is hearing aid compatible. There is even a visual ringer indicator which will help with those that cannot hear well.

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This is a large print edition of Scrabble which was designed in association with the RNIB. It has larger tiles which have larger print on them to make them easier to see. The board also has larger print as well as a turntable function. The game plays just like the original and is suitable for adults and children form the age of ten years and older. It is suitable for 2-4 players.

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This is a pin badge which says on it ‘visually impaired’ with a picture of an eye. It is bright red s it will stand out when placed on a coat, hat or bag of a contrasting colour. It will allow the wearer to let people know that they might need some extra assistance or may need others to move out of their way when they are moving around. It comes with free delivery.

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This is a bright pink marker which is designed to be used by the visually impaired. It is neon pink so is very bright and easy to see and square in size and has an easy peel and stick adhesive backing. It is non-slip, non-marking and non-scratching. It is designed to help to protect cabinets, furniture and electronic. It is a pack of ten and each measures 10mm x 2.5mm. They even come with free delivery.

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This is a pair of magnifying glasses, They are made from polycarbonate and can magnify up to 60%. They enlarge close up items so that they are clean and clear without any distortion and are great for using when reading, doing art and crafts, writing or using a mobile device. They are portable and come with a fabric case to store them in. They are also light and comfortable to wear.

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This is a special liquid level indicator which you can fit onto the side of a cup. It will make a loud noise and vibrate when liquid touches it so that you know that you have filled the cup full enough. This will mean that they will able to fil a cup to a satisfactory level without any worry of spilling it. A great way to allow someone who cannot see to be able to be more independent and make their own drinks.

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This is an Amazon Eco with Alexa. It is a smart speaker which means that even if you are visually impaired and struggle to use a mobile device, you can use it to find out information that you need. You can use it to voice control things that might otherwise be tricky to manage such as thermostats and other devices, play music, look up information and other things. It comes in a selection of colours and with the option of hue bulbs.

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This is a talking weighing scale for the visually impaired. It can weigh in pounds, kilograms or stone and pounds and have four language options. It can weight up to 28 stone and has a 0.2lb accuracy. It takes 4 x AAA batteries which are included with it. It has a smart black design and a digital display as well so that it can be used by anyone who wants to use it.

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This is a special sound ball for the visually impaired. It is a rubber ball which has bells inside it so that it is easier to locate if you cannot see. It comes in a choice of colours and sizes so that you can choose one that is most appropriate for the sport that will be played using it. It is made in Germany and made from rubber with a valve and the bells already inside it.

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This is a talking photo album. It can have messages recorded on each page which will go with the photo and they can be rerecorded as many times as you wish. There are 20 pages and they all hold a single photo 5×7 each of the pages has a play or pause button. It can be used to create a talking book which could be great for someone with a visual impairment.

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This is a set of three talking tins although you can also buy packs of 6,10 or 20. They can each record up to 40 seconds of speech, music or sound effects. They can be used to enhance stories, to practice sentence building with children and to match and sequence. They could also be used to practice modern languages. They are tactile and fun to use for children of all ages and levels.

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This is a digital clock with an extra large display making it easier for those with a visual impairment to use. It has a black background with clear white lettering making it easier to see and it also has the day and sate on it as well as morning, afternoon, evening or night on it. It has a remote control which can be used to set the alarm or adjust the time, although it should automatically set to the right time anyway.

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This is a sticker which says on it ‘facilities for the visually impaired, with an eye picture on t. It has a blue background with white writing on it. It measures 20cm x 13.3cm and is a self-adhesive vinyl. It is digitally printed using waterproof solvent inks on 7 year sign writers vinyl. It should adhere easily to any smooth, oil free, dry and clean surface and comes with fitting instructions.

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This is a Roberts Radio which has channel presets so that it is really easy to use at the touch of just a few buttons. It is battery powered so that it is portable so that you can carry it around with you if you wish. It comes in a choice of black or white. As the channels are easily preset into it, it means that there is no fiddling about with it so that it is simple to use even for the visually impaired as it can be set up for them.

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These are jumbo dice. They are 32mm so much bigger than normal dice which means that they can be used by the visually impaired. They are white with black dots which means that they are easy to see as well. The dots are raised too, which means that they could be easy to feel as well. They allow those that cannot see well to still be able to join in with games and are available with shipping as well.

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This is a special plate which helps people to avoid spilling food. This can be difficult for those that cannot see well. The plate is 9 inches and has an inner lip to make it hard for food to spill over the sides. It is made from polypropylene and is off-white in colour. It also has a textured bottom so food does not slip around on the plate making it easier to eat. It can go in a microwave or dishwasher.

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This is a quilted notebook which is designed specifically for the visually impaired. It comes in a selection of sizes – 17 x 22cm A4 or A4+ and has a laminated cardboard cover which is bright and colourful. The paper is ruled with really dark lines so that it is easier to see them making using the book much easier. There is a choice of a book with 24 or 48 sheets.

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