visually impaired


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visually impaired

adj.
1. Having impaired vision; partially sighted.
2. Incapable of sight; blind.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
Visually impaired people considered as a group.
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"Teams from France, United Kingdom, USA, Spain, Andorra, Italy and Ukraine have confirmed their participation in the International Visually Impaired Archery," he said.
She added that the equipment used by the visually impaired and blind needed maintenance and that some of the teaching methods did not favour them.
"The visually impaired can read the Qur'an easily and navigate through the pages easily as the entire Qur'an is registered on the board," he said.
These books can enable visually impaired students to study in the same classrooms with other students.
Cruz herself has had firsthand experience with Atriev prior to the manual's publication, as she has a visually impaired son who is a former student of the training center.
The number of visually impaired people who can read Braille lettering, formed of one to six dots in a range of combinations, has fallen, partly due to advances in audio description technology.
'With increased access to textbooks, novels and other printed materials, the blind, visually impaired and otherwise print disabled persons are given an opportunity to further their education and cultural appreciation,' IPOPHL Director General Josephine R.
It was necessary to do research before the softwares development to see how the visually impaired work with a computer, Majer#269aacutek noted.
The figure of visually impaired in India, in 2000, was predictable to be 18.7 million and the expected visually impaired would increase to 24.1 million in 2010 and 31.6 million in 2020.
They said, "We all should change our thoughts and our attitude towards the disabled persons especially the visually impaired in the society for making them useful citizens of the society."
The Visual Impairment Information System includes a catalogue, resources for browsing and downloading, a personal interface, and links to other resources for the visually impaired, the ministry said.
Kuwait Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Mohammad Al-Jabri during a dinner with Lafi Al-Azmi, chairman of Kuwait Society of Blind, and a group of visually impaired people KUWAIT, June 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Mohammad Al-Jabri said Monday Information Ministry was fully supporting private sector's initiatives that would address obstacles facing the visually impaired people.

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