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While he will need some help at first, a child who is blind or cannot see well can learn to help with the family’s work, just as all children can. Give him small tasks at first, so he can feel successful. Then, as he develops more skills, give him more difficult tasks. This makes less work for you and shows your child he is an important part of the family. This will build his confidence and give him hope for the future.
Help her understand the whole process of a task. For example: explain about a meal — where food comes from, how it is prepared, where dishes are kept, and how they are cleaned after a meal.