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Verizon Haven GREAT for low vision/blind

My college age son has been searching for years for an inexpensive phone that can read texts, incoming calls, missed calls, etc. without purchasing a monthy service pack. We've just found the newly released Haven by Samsung through Verizon and its wonderful. Meant for seniors - great for the visually impaired. Give it a try...

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My husband and i have the Haven and really like it. It makes me more independent. Now I don't have to depend on people to help me with the phone!

I speak very highly of this phone. It is the best phone that Verizon has.


Re:Verizon Haven GREAT for low vision/blind



My husband and i have the Haven and really like it. It makes me more independent. Now I don't have to depend on people to help me with the phone!

I speak very highly of this phone. It is the best phone that Verizon has.


Re:Verizon Haven GREAT for low vision/blind



My husband and i have the Haven and really like it. It makes me more independent. Now I don't have to depend on people to help me with the phone!

I speak very highly of this phone. It is the best phone that Verizon has.


Re:Verizon Haven GREAT for low vision/blind



I found the index to the 15 part tutorial at:

http://www.mysticplace.info/audio/haven/

and another nice page about accessible cell phones:

http://accesstechnews.wordpress.com/2009/03/13/acc...

I finally got the free safelink (tracphone) cell phone for those on ssdi or ebt or other assistance, and it is not very low vision user friendly

I figured out one trick for it, and since it is such a cell phone model where ALL the buttons are exposed so you could accidentally power it on and waste your time, I keep mine in an old eyeglass case...


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Curtis and Karen Delzer have produced a 15-part tutorial on using this phone from the perspective of a blind user. It is rather hard to find but if you go to Google and type in Samsung Haven podcast you will find it from mysticplace.info. Unfortunately, the actual Mystic Place site doesn't have a direct link to this excellent set of files.


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I absolutely agree. I just purchased this cell phone yesterday after reading about it online and I am not disappointed. there is a 47-minute demonstration for this phone on the Blind Geek Zone's audio page at www.blind-geek-zone.net.


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