8 devices that help the visually impaired with everyday life Dec 2, 2019 Updated Dec 2, 2019 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Hundreds of adaptive devices are available for people who are visually impaired. Some of them are: Large Print Oversize text is easier to read. Bump Dots Affixed to controls on appliances, they provide a tactile reference point to help operate ranges, ovens and microwaves. Magnification Device For people with limited vision, magnification can be a big help. Writing Guide It aids with the placement of signatures on checks, addresses on envelopes, etc. Currency Reader It can distinguish different denominations of paper currency. Talking Book Users listen rather than read. Tactile Warning Mats Their bumpy surface alerts people that they’re entering a street. Adaptive Keyboard Oversize markings on the keyboard aids in operating a computer. Tags Kearney Hub Kearneyhub.com As featured on Strong the dog has an important job: Be the eyes for Judy Beck KEARNEY — Judy Beck and her guide dog, Strong, rounded the corner on the sidewalk along East 44th Street and began the final stretch of their daily walk in east Kearney. Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. MOST POPULAR Grand Island man with Down syndrome bowls perfect game Central City woman charged with theft at retirement home Woman allegedly kicked nurse in the chest, tried to bite officer Adams County sheriff releases names of people injured in accident Culver's to open Dec. 9 promotion Winter Sports 2019-20 promotion St Paul promotion Aurora More Latest Local Offers JUNK HUNK: Junk Removal Service Garage, shed, attic, basement. "Call Serving Grand Island and surrounding communities since 1942 Residential & A2 GUTTER & SIDING - Gutter Cleaning 0% Financing Available Contests & Events featured Christmas Tree Photo Contest Pigskin Payoff Pro Football Contest Make your picks for each game of the season for a chance to win great prizes! College Football Pickoff Contest Pick who you think will win each game before the cutoff time. featured Auto Racing Challenge Win a 2019 Daytona 500 trip for two or $500 in Service Work at Kim's Auto in the Independent's Auto Racing Challenge!