Functional Aids Store

We Sell Items to Assist Independent Living

The Functional Aids Store is a low tech, low vision store with a variety of devices and low vision aids to assist persons with independent living tasks. Customers can shop at the store, or we can take phone, email, or faxed orders. We also ship products, with a minimum shipping fee of $5.95. If we do not have a product in stock, we can order most low vision items for pick-up or delivery within a couple weeks.


  • Magnifiers – We do not provide evaluation for magnification. You’ll need a prescription for magnifiers, unless replacing a scratched or damaged magnifier. We stock Pendant, Bar, Hand-Held, and Pocket Magnifiers.
  • Canes – We have canes in different types and lengths. However, we do not size canes. Consult your mobility specialist for recommended length.
  • Timing – Talking clocks, Braille/talking wrist watches, talking pocket watches, talking alarm clocks
  • Writing Materials – Talking calculators, Bold line paper, Bold felt-tip pens, Signature guides, Large Print materials
  • Kitchen – Large print timer, Super jar opener, double spatula, liquid level indicator
  • Labeling – PenFriend Audio Labeler, variety of bump dots
  • Lighting – Floor lamps, desk lamps, Flashlights
  • Household – Large print phones, talking weight scale, talking thermometer, eye drop guide, talking digital tire gauge
  • Games & Reading – Giant print Bible, large print playing cards, board games, crossword and sudoku booksLOCATION
    890 Oakland Park Avenue
    Columbus, Ohio 43224

    Monday – Thursday: 9am to 4pm
    Friday: 9am to 2pm
    Closed on National Holidays

    Phone: 614-265-2520
    Fax: 614-569-3698
    Email: [email protected]