partially sighted


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partially sighted

adj
(Pathology)
a. unable to see properly so that even with corrective aids normal activities are prevented or seriously hindered
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the partially sighted.
partial sight n
Usage: The generally accepted term to cover people with sight impairments is blind or partially sighted people
Translations

partially sighted

adjeingeschränkt sehfähig
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The Government currently specifies the use of a Tactile Voting Device (TVD) to allow blind and partially sighted people to vote "without any need for assistance."
He also raised concerns that blind and partially sighted people can't vote without any need for assistance, calling the tactile voting device a "parody of the electoral process".
Since November 2015, the service has been completely free-ofcharge for those registered blind or partially sighted.
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The findings have been released by RNIB to mark its 150th anniversary and the launch of the charity's new vision: a world without barriers for blind and partially sighted people.
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The awards honour people who make a life-changing impact on lives of blind and partially sighted people.
Fred has also spent decades campaigning nationally, including serving as President of the National Federation of the Blind and Partially Sighted and as a trustee on two occasions for The Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB).
Since November last year, it has been completely free for those registered blind or partially sighted. It is hoped that thousands more in Wirral and all over the UK will be able to benefit from the magic of Talking Books, thanks to the fundraising drive.

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