Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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AshesOfMyPhoenix
AshesOfMyPhoenix Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited July 2022 in Sensory impairments
I'm so happy to be here and I hope everyone's doing great! I hope this is the right place to ask. I'm looking for a company/companies, other than Amazon, who would be able to ship talking or tactile appliances all over the world? If anyone has any suggestions, it would be highly appreciated! I live in Africa and I'm in need of a talking kitchen scale, to name one thing. I've checked out Amazon, however, I was hoping that perhaps there's another online shop that I could use instead.
Thanks for reading and a lovely Sunday to you all! :-)

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,990 Disability Gamechanger
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    I googled the scales and everything i seen was UK who didn't deliver internationally. As i'm in the UK it mostly gave me UK websites. Have you googled to see what you can find? I place that comes to mind is Ebay, have you taken a look on there?
    Is there any reason why you won't use Amazon?
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2022
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    Hello @AshesOfMyPhoenix and welcome to the community :) 

     

    This is a very supportive and welcoming site to be a part of so I’m hopeful that you’ll find it to be a positive outlet. Feel free to have a look around and get involved wherever you’d like 😊 I have included below a few of the pages I’d recommend having a look through to get used to things:

    • The virtual coffee lounge which is one of our categories, in which we play games and talk about general subjects such as hobbies and interests
    • The recent discussions page, which shows an overview of everything happening across the community
    • The categories page, which shows a full list of discussion groups on the community

    If you have any questions at all then don’t hesitate to ask.


    Aside from the large sites like eBay and Amazon, that kind of equipment would be sold by a sight loss charity, have you tried any of the ones in the area you live in in case they stock such items? In the UK, the RNIB have a range of products that are tactile or talking but I'm not sure if they deliver internationally, their delivery information page doesn't say.

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