What is on Your Holiday AT Wish List?

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Here at Ability Tools, we are always looking for good deals on Assistive Technology (AT) products to tell our readers about.

During the holiday season it is a great time to find sales on those more expensive AT products, as sales are widespread and most stores participate in the giving spirit by giving consumers at least some holiday savings.

From tablets to laptops, from software programs to durable medical equipment, chances are you will find some AT that you have been eyeing for awhile at a discount price!

Here are just a few of the notable sales on some AT that we found this year.

picture of the box of dragon software1. Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional 12:  Although there is a newer version out right now (13) at 80% off the list price, you can’t go wrong with this top-rated speech recognition software.  Easy to install and affordable, yoube writing emails, papers and even a novel in no time, using just your own voice! Normally over $500, you can get Dragon 12 for just $120.00 right now.

picture of a small tablet with  a blue case and cartoon images on the screen2. Fire Tablet for Kids:  Do you want to give our child a tablet but worried about them breaking it?  With the new Fire Kids Edition, you can get an 8GB tablet for just $89.99. The best part though, is that it comes with a kid-proof case and a 2 year worry free guarantee!  If they break it, return it and they will replace it for free.  With one year of Amazon FreeTime unlimited, It has unlimited access to books, movies, educational apps and games.

picture of a white box and one of the same box lit up with a bright yellow light

picture of a white box and one of the same box lit up with a bright yellow light

3. Wireless Doorbell (w/ flashing and/or music):  How about this snazzy looking doorbell that runs on batteries?  It works as a flasher – with bright lights for individuals that are hard of hearing – or plays 16 different musical numbers – or you can do both! It is half off right now.

4. Four Wheel Rollator with Fold Up Removable Back Support: What is the difference between a walker and a rollator?  A rollator lets one take a seat when they need or picture of a red rollator walker with a seat and brakeswant to, and it is the much preferred choice of many that use these mobility aids.  Get yours at over 60% off now on Amazon!

5. Portable Electronic Digital Magnifier Reading Aid:  This handheld magnifier offers 7 different modes for reading and is $100 off right now!  Get it for the person in your life who is on the go and has low vision.picture of a small handheld magnifier with large text printed on a yellow background

What is on your AT wish list?  Have you found any good deals to share?  Post these in our comment box below!


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