Great gifts come in many shapes, sizes and colors. This year we’re even including some gifts that don’t cost anything, because the best things in life can actually be free. The gift of empowerment, we know for a fact, is priceless!
OE Subscription – Free
Sign someone you love up for monthly email updates of the best practical tips and most encouraging advice for living with vision loss. And get them connected to the OE Patients Podcast, a must for listeners, available on OE, Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Sign up here: OEPatients.org/signup
Aira Quick Calls – Free
Everyone with vision loss should know there are professional agents available to assist with all kinds of tasks that require less than 5 minutes. Call for help reading cooking directions, setting a thermostat or appliance, confirming a location and more.
Read more: Aira Adds A Free Tier
Hadley Instructional Videos – Free
As close to a private instructor as you can get, for training on the use of Apple, Android and Microsoft accessibility features.
iTunes Gift Card – $25+
For people with vision loss Apple’s accessibility is top line, so the iTunes gift card is a crowd pleaser. It can pay for Apple Books or add credit to fund a subscription to Apple Music, Apple TV or Apple News Plus.
Check out: Apple
Explorer 5 Magnifier – $749
This five inch video magnifier from HumanWare is perfect for a pocket. A pricey and powerful (up to 22x) gift that will keep giving clarity to someone you love.
Check out: MaxiAids
Fire Tablet with Alexa – $50+
The tablet with Alexa built in will read Kindle & Audible books aloud, just ask.
Read more: Alexa, Read My Book
Google Home Mini – $50+
One is never enough, when it comes to the smartest of voice assistants.
Check out: Google
Large Print Playing Cards – $6
We love the easy reading whimsey of these larger than life playing cards.
Check out: Amazon
Magnifying Mirror – $9+
You don’t have to have low vision to love this gift.
For even more ideas, check out our Hottest Low Vision Gifts of 2018.