Vision loss of any kind may compromise one’s ability to perform the most basic of everyday tasks, such as reading, writing, cooking, watching television, and driving. Today, however, kitchen scaleadvances in the design and availability of assistive technologies have revolutionized living and learning with vision loss. From voting to riding public transit, persons affected by blindness or visual impairment can live more independently, pursue a broad range of education and employment opportunities, and lead fulfilled, empowered, and productive lives.
In the spirit of best supporting such advancements, the Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) has opened the MIB Low Vision Store at its Downtown Jackson headquarters. The MIB Low Vision Store carries a wide variety of assistive products, including:
•Braille and talkingReading Glasses watches
•Braille playing cards and board games
•Large-format and talking calculators
•Large-format and talking clocks
•Screen magnification and text-to-speech software
•Specialized cooking utensils
•and much more!
The MIB Low Vision Store is also happy to assist shoppers with special orders for products not carried in-store.
If you need any of these types of products, or know someone who does, please come by the store at 2501 N. West in Jackson, MS or call us at 601-984-3200. We are here to help.