registered blind

registered blind

A status of physical impairment which, in the UK, requires the following visual acuity (VA) test results:
• VA < 3/60 with a full field of vision (FoV);
• VA of 3/60 to 6/60 with a severely reduced FoV (e.g., tunnel vision);
• VA > 6/60 or above but with a severely reduced FoV, especially if the sight is missing in the lower field.
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The announcement means anyone registered blind or partially sighted can borrow up to six Talking Books at any time, completely free.
Hilton, of Buxton Road, Rock Ferry, was trusted to look after her uncle, who was registered blind, and had access to his bank card and pin number.
Newcastle City Council deputy leader Joyce McCarty was accompanied on her walk around the city centre by regional campaigns officer, Lucy Dixon, from Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), and local residents and campaigners Hazel Hyland and Angus Huntley, who are both registered blind.
His vision gradually deteriorated, until he was registered blind four years ago.
The devices, which use a pair of video cameras to enhance residual vision, have the potential to transform the lives of thousands of registered blind people in the UK.
The registered blind 50-year-old said: "Even if I wanted to watch pornographic films, I couldn't.
Kameron and Tyla are both registered blind and have Kameron spent their lives wearing darkened glasses to shield her eyes from the sun's rays.
The charitable organisation named Ibsar will soon undertake the mission to distribute braille copies of the Quran starting from Makkah, where it will be distributed to registered blind people who can read braille, according to the Al Sharq Al Awsat newspaper.
According to the paper, around 370,000 people are registered blind or partially sighted people in the UK.
LIBBY CLEGG, who is registered blind, won a silver medal in the Women's 100m T12 on Sunday night.
Bahnu, aged 69, of Stoke, was chosen to carry the torch because of her voluntary work for Coventry's Asian Blind Association which she set up in 1994 after being registered blind herself.
Those who are "eligible without further assessment" must be in receipt of the Higher Rate of the Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance, be registered blind or have a war pensioners' mobility supplement.
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