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Gift Ideas for People with Difficulties

Updated on December 19, 2018

There are a lot of different disabilities that people have to deal with in their daily lives that others don't often think about. Luckily, there are a lot of items available that can assist in making their lives much easier.

Whether it be pain, lack of mobility, vision impairments, hearing impairments, or any other type of physical difficulty that someone might have, there are gifts out there that just might make their lives a little bit easier.

There are a ton of pain reliving items and medications out there for pain sufferers, there are some items and tools that can help people see a little bit better, and there are things out there that can help people with mobility issues. Some of these are really hard to find. This is a list of items that can help people with various disabilities or physical problems. We've narrowed it down to items that we find have the most benefit.

Te following list of gift ideas includes items that are suited for individualis with physical and/or mental disabilities.


Both pocket calendars and wall calendar can be quite useful and also artistic. Individuals with mental disabilities or memory problems find them to be essential tools for daily life.

There is a variety of calendars to choose from with a ton of themes. No matter what your interests are, you can find a calendar with pictures that suit your tastes.

Not only are they artistic, they're super useful. They help you to keep track of important dates and events. You can get both wall and pocket calendars that you match up and keep your information in each. This way, whether you're at home or on the road you always know what your appointments are.

Coloring Books

Adult coloring books can be a great gift for just about anybody. Even people that don't regularly color can have fun with these on occasion.

For people that like to color often these books are amazing. They are super fun and super relaxing. There is a lot o variety when it comes to coloring books and they're quite easy to find.

Some places you can find adult coloring books include:

Dollar stores
Depart stores (such as Walmart)
Online stores (Such as and

Magnifying Glass

A magnifying glass can be an essential tool for just about anybody. Even people that have n visual impairments can find these useful. They simply make reading and seeing things easier.

Especially for people with visual impairments, a magnifying glass would make an amazing gift. So many things would be easier to do. Imagine struggling to read instructions, read a recipe, read the newspaper.... all of these would be so much easier and more enjoyable with a magnifying glass.

You can usually find these at your local drugstore, shopping center, or online. Just google "buy magnifying glass" if you want to buy one online. if a great place to find a lot of different items, including magnifying glasses.

Wall Clock

Everybody needs to know what time it is. Wall clocks are an easy way for everybody to just look up and know the time.

Some wall clock s are easier to read than others so some people may benefit more from a digital clock.

Bidet / Toilet Attachment

Many people struggle with hygiene problems simply because it can be too difficult to physically maintain the proper level of cleanliness. Many people are unable to physically clean themselves to the degree that they want.

A bidet is not only useful to everyone, regardless of physical ability, they are incredibly useful to those that don't have the physical abilities to maintain the hygiene that they'd like.

I guarantee that once you use a bidet you will wonder why you haven't tried one your entire life.

They simply make cleaning yourself so much easier.

You can find affordable bidets and bidet attachments for toilets online at or at your local department store.

Electric Can Opener

Electric can openers are useful for everybody but especially people with mobility problems.

Opening cans with an electric can opener can make one's life much easier and open up a door that hides so many food options!

Walking Cane

There are a lot of us that don't want to admit that we might benefit from a walking cane but in reality, we're just punishing ourselves without one. If you or someone you know has difficulties walking, or difficulties with balance, a walking cane can be a lifesaver.

You can find them in a variety of styles. My grandma had one that looked like a giraffe and she even named it!

You can find walking canes at most pharmacies and department stores, but you're better off finding one online at places like


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