Braille Monitor                  November 2021

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Independence Market Corner

by Terry Boone

As a service to our members and the general public, the National Federation of the Blind operates a blindness products store known as the Independence Market, which sells mostly low-tech items, designed to enhance the everyday independence of blind people. We will be highlighting a different product every month and listing sale products from time to time.

PRODUCTS OF THE MONTH

TALKING ALL PURPOSE THERMOMETER: This digital talking thermometer can be used for cooking, candy making, bath water, gardening, and hobbies. The unit features a power/talk button with automatic shut-off after ten minutes, a retention loop for hanging, and a probe cover with hanging clip. The unit uses two AAA batteries (included). AIK39T $35.00

BRAILLE MEASURING SPOONS (SET OF FOUR): These plastic measuring spoons are labeled in print and Braille and include a metric measurement in print. The following measuring spoons are included: 1/4, 1/2, 1 teaspoon, and 1 tablespoon. AIK43S $6.00

BRAILLE MEASURING CUPS (SET OF FOUR): These plastic measuring cups are labeled in print and Braille and include a metric measurement in print. The following measuring cups are included: 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, and 1 cup. AIK45C $9.00

POT CLIP FOR AIK39T THERMOMETER: Use this handy clip to attach your all-purpose talking thermometer (AIK39T) to the side of a pot to monitor the temperature of liquids. The thermometer is sold separately. AIK46C $4.50

SALE PRODUCTS

Solitaire and Fox and Geese AIG75G $10.00
Shut the Box Math Game AIG73S $10.00
Egg Separator AIK04E $ 1.00

For more information about the products available from the Independence Market, contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at (410) 659-9314, extension 2216, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time. Our staff will be happy to assist.

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