visually impaired person

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visually impaired person - someone who has inferior vision
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
aphakic - someone afflicted by aphakia; someone lacking the natural lenses of the eyes
blind person - a person with a severe visual impairment
hyperope - a person with hyperopia; a farsighted person
myope - a person with myopia; a nearsighted person
presbyope - a person with presbyopia; someone who is farsighted resulting from the progressive loss with aging of the elasticity of the crystalline lens
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They informed me that we have no such policy to accommodate visually impaired persons ,' he said.
Negative employer attitudes have consistently been identified as one of the most significant barriers to employment for blind or visually impaired persons (Crudden & McBroom, 1999; Crudden, Williams, McBroom, & Moore, 2002; Kirchner, Johnson, & Harkins, 1997).
Arfon Access Group secretary Vin West said: "A zebra crossing is dangerous for a blind or visually impaired person to use as there are no lights or sounds to say that it is safe to cross.
PUPILS are discovering what it is like to see life through the eyes of a visually impaired person this week.
com), introduced this month by The Key Connection, is designed specifically to reduce the stress and strain a visually impaired person has to grapple with when he or she is using a computer.
In the article "Patriots' Pride" (October 2002), I find a glaring lack of accessibility for a visually impaired person in your page 38 photo of the washroom cubicle.
The brilliant graphics that add life to many web pages can make it difficult for a visually impaired person to get the information he or she needs from a web site.
The people who do know I am visually impaired often have stereotypes of what a visually impaired person looks like.
As a visually impaired person myself, I found the book disappointing on various counts.
For instance, if a qualified visually impaired person applies for and wins a job with your company, explains Parliman, under the ADA you may be required to hire a reader for the disabled employee.
These statues can be pleasant for a person with sight, but a blind or visually impaired person can walk straight into them and get hurt," he said.
Shaikha Bodour emphasised that the treaty conveys messages of true humanitarian outreach and warmth that must be conveyed to the whole world so that every blind and visually impaired person can benefit from them.

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