Large Button Phone
Phones for the Visually Impaired

A large button phone makes it easier to stay in touch with friends and family without the frustration of trying to see the numbers.

Big Button Phone

big button phones

My father-in-law who has wet macular degeneration was finding it difficult to see the numbers to dial on their regular phone. 

When we found out that he would often have my mother-in-law dial the phone for him we quickly offered some options for him to keep his independence.


Corded Big Button Phone

You will find extra large numbers and high contrast bold colored numbers on low vision phones - making them easy to see and use to stay in touch with friends and family. This is the one we purchased for my father-in-law who has wet macular degeneration and wears hearing aids.  It features:

√ Large Numbers

on Key Pad

√ High Contrasted Numbers - Brilliant white buttons with deep, dark black numbers OR black buttons with white numbers

√ Lighted Key Pad

√ Talk Back Keypad numbers

√ Amplify Outgoing and Incoming Voice

√ Speed Dial Capabilities for calling those that you talk to frequently

√ Light flashes on and off when a call is coming in

This one talks back the keypad number after it is pressed. It also has other features he likes, like amplification and one touch memory dialing.

As you can see the actual key pads are much larger on a corded low vision phone as are the numbers. This one has the added feature of a backlight which illuminates the numbers.

phones for the visually impaired

You can also program the phone so that a simple press of the button will call the person whose picture is displayed.  This phone offers 9 speed dial photo display buttons.

phones for the visually impaired

For my father-in-law who is also hard of hearing the amplified sound has proven to improve his ability to keep up with our conversations. Either press or program the  blue Boost button so that the sound is amplified.

See the red area across the bottom of the phone?  It lights up when a call is coming in. We purchased ours at Amazon here:

Clarity Digital Extra Loud Big Button Speakerphone

Trouble seeing the numbers on the phone is an easy thing to overcome with a low vision phone.

Cordless Large Button Phone

Some of the helpful features offered on the large number phone pictured here are:

√ Large Numbers on Key Pad

√ Lighted Key Pad

√ LARGE backlit caller ID screen

√ Clearer Sound - greatly reduces background noise

√ Adjustable Loud Ringer along with flashing LED lights

√ Adjustable Volume

√ 4 One-Touch Speed Dials

√ Phonebook directory - easily store and dial frequently called numbers

This low vision phone is offered by Amazon:

Panasonic DECT 6.0 PLUS Big Button Expandable Cordless Phones System with Talking Caller ID

Phone for Low Vision

A big button phone with really big numbers like this one is easy to see and use.

You can get either white letters on a black phone or bold, black letters on a white phone.

Every one is different - some people prefer the white on black, while others see the black on white better.

This large number phone can be purchased from Amazon:

Amplified Corded Big Button Phone and Extra Loud Ringer

Go bigger and bolder for easy to see numbers and accurate dialing. 

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