Should I get my mum a Kindle?

David Cantrell david at
Wed Sep 21 16:39:24 BST 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 03:24:05PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:

> As another idea that might just pay off: contact the RNIB and ask them what devices they recommend. Your mother might not be visually-impaired, but the requirement for a device that DWISOTT and doesn't have confusing crap on it is much the same.

Actually she is, and I've looked at some of the RNIB's recommended
devices for her - and at the RNID's recommendations for me.  In both
cases, the underlying assumption appears to be that disabled people are

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