A few simple processes and assistive products will help you relax and enjoy being in the lounge. You can see some suggestions to help you in the lounge below.
Using TV remotes
Simplified TV remotes with large buttons work with any television that has an infrared remote. Using these types of remotes can make it easier to find what you want to watch. Try headphones connected to your TV so you can hear your favourite shows.
Seeing and holding crafts and games
Vision Australia has an online store that sells a range of items to help you see small crafts and needles. There are standard sized playing cards that have large symbols and numbers or you can buy larger playing cards. Card holders reduce strain for long games.
Reading and holding books
A simple book stand can alleviate strain and allow you to sit closer to your book. Many books, diaries and calendars are now printed in large print to make them easier to read.
Use accessibility features
Kindle eReaders have accessibility features to help you read. You can choose larger font and greater contrast. A Kindle also has a text to speak function and will play audiobooks for you.
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