Imam Hussain Holy Shrine announces the imminent opening of an institute for the blind in Tuz Khurmatu district, Kirkuk
The Imam Hussein Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired, which is affiliated with the Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs at Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, announced the imminent opening of an institute for the blind in Tuz Khurmatu District, Kirkuk province.
The supervisor of the institutes for the blind at Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, Sami Jawad Kadhim, said, "Our staffs have begun preliminary preparations to prepare the building for the Imam al-Sadiq Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Tuz Khurmatu,” indicating that registration is now open in order to know the number of blind and visually impaired people, their age and educational level.
He explained that the students in the institutes affiliated with the Holy Shrine all study the same curricula as those in government schools, with the same classes, in addition to some lessons for the blind such as Braille, behavior and the speaking computer program.
There are four special institutes for the blind and visually impaired that were opened by the Imam Hussain Holy Shrine in Karbala, Babylon, Muthanna and Dhi Qar, and the aim is to take care of this segment that is deprived of awareness and education, while arming them with knowledge and benefiting from their scientific energies for society.