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.

visually impaired

adj
(Medicine)
a. having any defect of vision, whether disabling or not
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the visually impaired. See partially sighted
visual impairment n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.visually impaired - having greatly reduced visionvisually impaired - 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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1 (ANI): A group of visually impaired people carried out a protest march from Peshawar Press Club to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly to demand an increase their quota in jobs.
dubai - A conference was held in Dubai on Monday to discuss the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty that aims to facilitate access of published works for those who are blind or visually impaired.
They informed me that we have no such policy to accommodate visually impaired persons ,' he said.
The footballing skills of a number of visually impaired and blindfolded individuals came alive at a lively session held on Monday to mark the National Sport Day celebrations at Aspire Women's Hall.
Summary: The Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired is set to organise an exhibition for cutting-edge visual disability technologies in Sharjah.
ATTOCK:Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad Sunday said the problems being faced by the visually impaired persons would be solved on priority and they would also be provided government job opportunities as per their quota.
ATTOCK -- Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad Sunday said the problems being faced by the visually impaired persons would be solved on priority and they would also be provided government job opportunities as per their quota.
Attock -- Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said that the problems being faced by the visually impaired persons will be solved on priority and would be provided job opportunities as per the quota allotted by the Govt.
The computer systems are equipped with requisite software which makes it friendly for the visually impaired individuals.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Social Welfare and Special Education and Irrigation, Sikandar Khan Sherpao has stated that special people are part of the society and the Provincial Government will take all possible steps to ensure they get quality and modern education so they can become skilled members of the society saying that the next Annual Development Plan (ADP) includes establishment of new schools for the visually impaired people in every division of the Province and later on such schools would be extended to every District in the Province.
NO SIGNAL: Visually impaired teachers pointed out that repeated calls on the Ministry of Education to consider their situations did not work.
Persons with disabilities, particularly visually impaired need special attention and care.

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