Tag Archives: low-tech gear

Ruby magnifier a handy tool

By Julie Aufdenkamp Contributing Writer For some blind people with usable vision, a handheld CCTV may prove to be a valuable tool at work or home or anywhere in between.  I recently acquired one of these pocket-sized video magnifiers, called … Continue reading

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Talking thermometer provides peace of mind

By Julie Aufdenkamp Contributing Writer Although I am the parent of two teenagers, I can still remember the times when they got sick as infants or toddlers. No matter what bug they contracted, their body temperatures would often soar to … Continue reading

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Making a new stove accessible

By Roger Erpelding Contributing Writer I like to cook, the old gas stove was over 20 years old, and doing poorly. Beth, my wife, and I had decided some time ago that when it “died” we weren’t going to spend … Continue reading

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Brown or blue? Ways to use a color identifier

By Karen Keninger Contributing Writer This morning while I was getting dressed, I grabbed the color identifier I keep on the dresser, and used it to quickly find the dark brown slacks I was looking for. Mine is the Colorino … Continue reading

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