10 Gift Ideas for Blind & Visually Impaired Friends and Family

Choosing gifts for your blind and low vision loved ones doesn’t need to be a hassle. Check out these 10 perfect gifts for blind people consolidated into one easy list below.

1. Tap Strap Keyboard

This wearable keyboard uses touch based, tactile input to type letters, numbers, symbols, and VoiceOver controls. You can use it to control your phone or tablet from your pocket. The learning system is audible and available on iOS and takes about 2 hours to learn.


2. Nesting braille measuring cups

These space-saving plastic scoops have both raised print and braille to take the guesswork out of baking


3. Tile Mate

These handy squares can clip to almost anything and act as a tracker for everyday items. They send out a sound via bluetooth to help you locate misplaced items.


4. Echo Dot

The Echo Dot with Alexa built in lets you call people, play music, and many other tasks using voice commands.


5. Fuzzy Faux Fur Throw

Anyone would be thrilled to snuggle up with this cozy blanket. With over 1,000 5 star reviews, you might want to pick up one for yourself too!


6. Talking Ornament

Record a sweet message (up to 10 seconds) onto this ornament for a one of kind, audible gift. It also has space for a small photo.


7. Talking First Aid Kit

Kind of like having a doctor by your side, this first aid kit comes with audio guides and care packs for common injuries.


8. Braille Alphabet T-Shirt

Fashionable and functional, this cute tee comes with the entire braille alphabet printed on it. It’s sure to get a ton of compliments and questions.


9. Tactile Checkers

Play this classic favorite by touch. This version of checkers uses different sizes for pieces so you don’t need to know braille to play.


10. C Pen Reader

This pocket-sized accessory scans text and reads it out loud. It is self contained and requires no Bluetooth or WiFi so you can bring it anywhere!


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