For children and young people with visual impairment, it is really important to develop the skills required to meet the demands of everyday life.

This video demonstrates how to organise the kitchen area to enable a person with a visual impairment to easily locate items and cook a meal.

Tips for organising cupboards:

  • Categorise kitchen cupboard by their contents and label with braille.
  • Using braille, list each cupboard's contents on the inside door.
  • Having large trays inside the cupboard that are clearly labelled in braille helps the young person quickly locate the cutlery and cooking equipment they need.
  • Try not to have more than two or three items in each tray.
  • Let the young person choose there they place equipment and ingredients, as long as the same routine is followed each time.

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