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PHONE FOR 95 YR OLD VISUALLY IMPARED

by pattygriff / March 4, 2007 8:10 AM PST

Hi,
I am looking for a phone for my mother-in-law, who is 95 yrs young, but "legally" blind. She needs something that is easy to use. Any suggestions? I have heard that there are phones available in Asia that are designed with the visually impaired. We have cingular, with no contract, but we have a good plan and can add another line.
Thanks

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here's a phone
by pokercoolz / March 7, 2007 4:21 AM PST

saw a commercial on tv. Jitterbug.com i think it was. Specifically for older adults who need cell phone.

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Phine for 95 yr old
by pattygriff / March 7, 2007 7:42 AM PST
In reply to: here's a phone

Thanks,
I looked at it, unfortunately it wasn't designed with the visually handicapped in mind, but rather people that don't want a cell phone or are not interested in any current technology. My mother-in-law just can't see...her mind is sharp and she is willing and able to learn new things. I do appreciate the thoughtful comment

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visually impaired phone
by Lite Rocker / March 7, 2007 5:22 AM PST

when the iPhone launched, one of the first things that came to mind was how apple has chosen to ignore a large consumer base.

Is there any section 508 compliance for FCC regulated devices?

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