visually challenged


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Adj.1.visually challenged - having greatly reduced visionvisually challenged - having greatly reduced vision  
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
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Summary: Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sept 1 (ANI): With an aim to make an entry in Guinness World Record and spread awareness about no-use of plastic, nine visually challenged people have stitched the "world's largest jute bag" measuring 66ft-tall and 33ft-wide in just five hours.
Israeli unicorn OrCam Technologies has launched the MyEye, a wearable assistive device designed for visually impaired people, which would meet the demand of the nearly 60,000 blind or visually challenged people in Taiwan.
The State Bank of Pakistan has claimed that our currency was accessible for visually challenged individuals.
The article 'Currency notes of Rs20 and above contain Braille features: SBP' (March 22) stated that the State Bank of Pakistan claimed that our currency was accessible for visually challenged individuals.
Wilson Macharia, a visually challenged graduate assistant at Strathmore University and lawyer with Oraro and Company advocates said getting employment as a PWD poses its own special challenges, as recruiters mostly deny the best candidate a job due to their disability.
KARACHI -- Special Assistant to CM Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar has said that hearing impaired and visually challenged children are second to none in talents just they need a friendly environment to enhance their capabilities.
Mohammed Abdullah, CEO of Sharjah Islamic Bank, said: "With the new service, we hope to allow people of determination who are visually challenged or have motor disability to get banking services easily from the ATM."
'For instance, all visually challenged students in any university is expected to possess a laptop, a recorder and a mobility cane to guide him or her while moving around.
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a cooperation protocol in Ankara with the Turkiye Diyanet Foundation of the Presidency of Religious Affairs to distribute the copies of Mushaf Basirah (Braille Quran) to visually challenged people in Turkey.
Summary: Initiative targets 7 million visually challenged people across Arab world
Onanong said these tools would help visually challenged students better appreciate art, learn art history and the concepts of aesthetics.
The education ministry sources said the free textbooks were distributed among students of pre- primary, (languages of ethnic groups), primary (Bangla and English version, secondary, ebtedayee, dakhil, SSC vocational/technical, brail for visually challenged students across the country.