Start with soapy hot water

Working in a clean and uncluttered environment is a must for blind and visually impaired cooks. One of the best tips I can give you is to run a shallow sinkful of hot soapy water before you start to work with the food you will be cooking. This is especially important when you are working with sticky… Continue reading Start with soapy hot water

Hand-on-chair guiding technique

Finding your seat in a dark restaurant can be clumsy and embarrassing as you feel around to find where the back of the chair is, which way the seat is facing, and find the edge of the table. But you can’t hurry this or you may find yourself sitting on the floor!  There is a… Continue reading Hand-on-chair guiding technique

Be My Eyes: human eyes on demand

Be My Eyes is a service where a vision-challenged person can make a call on their Smart Phone and have a sighted volunteer look through the camera on the caller’s phone and answer the caller’s question. Download the free app to your phone or other device and activate the button that says “call a volunteer”. A… Continue reading Be My Eyes: human eyes on demand

iBill talking banknote identifier

Also called the iBill talking money identifier, you can use the iBill to learn what denomination of the US bill you are holding. Do you find it difficult to distinguish between a one and a ten-dollar bill? This currency reader is FREE to any person who has been officially diagnosed as legally blind. It is… Continue reading iBill talking banknote identifier

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