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RUBY XL HD Handheld Video Magnifier
HD Magnification in an Ultra-Portable Package
The all-new RUBY XL HD puts crystal clear, high-definition magnification in the palm of your hand. At just 10.5 ounces, the slim RUBY XL HD goes anywhere with you. The five-inch screen brings out even the finest details. You can magnify materials up to 14 times – books, photographs, newspapers, medications, labels, and more. The 20 high-contrast color viewing modes let you adjust text to be easy on your eyes.
Designed for Comfort and Ease of Use - The RUBY XL HD is easy to learn and to use, whether at home, in the office, or on the go. It snaps open to hold the screen at a natural angle, sliding effortlessly across a document as you read. Color-coded tactile buttons make it easy to adjust magnification, select the color mode, or add a reading line or masks. The convenient fold-out handle has two positions for a firm and balanced grip while reading cans or bottles.
Save Images and Transfer Them to Your PC - A push of a button freezes the image so you can bring it closer for viewing. You can save 80 images – such as phone numbers, serial numbers, and family pictures, and even transfer them to your computer by connecting the RUBY XL HD via USB.
Can Kate See?
Can Kate See?
Words and Paintings by Dawn Marie Hooks
Will Kate be able to convince Hannah she can play catch, even though she is blind? This beautifully illustrated story follows Kate through her day at school as she tries to explain to Hannah how she “sees” through touching, smelling, tasting, and hearing the things around her. The final three pages of this book contains information and engaging activities to do with preschool through third grade children to teach them about the five senses and blindness.
Dawn Hooks, M.S.Ed. combines her love of children’s literature, education, and painting through writing and illustrating picture books. She is a certified teacher of the visually impaired who studied education and visual arts, earning degrees at Concordia University and Northern Illinois University. She spent most of her teaching career educating students with visual impairments, as well as their parents and teachers. She now lives in Washington with her husband, Michael, their two daughters, Danica and Hannah.