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Braille institute in US organizes cooking classes for the blind


The Braille Institute in the United States has introduced a new Kitchen Confidence program for the visually impaired.

The class is run by Margaret Blomberg, a person with low vision who runs it along with Spanish instructors.

Students get an opportunity to learn how to use utensils, how to safely pour hot liquids, how to identify and label foods, among others.

The idea is to help the visually impaired students of all ages to learn how to cook, or to get back in the kitchen after losing their sight. It aims to help such people to live independently.



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