visual impairment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n visual impairment impairment of the sense of sight
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Usage


In news:

Listing of Lions Camps for the Blind and Visually -Impaired.
Camps for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Auburn's Center for Visually Impaired Adults goes high-tech.
Lions donate to visually -impaired group.
Center for Visually Impaired Adults.
Visually Impaired Artists Exhibit Opens.
Founded in 1920, The Hadley School for the Blind's mission is to promote independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for people who are blind or visually impaired, their families, and blindness service providers.
A Lincoln woman has complained her visually impaired friends were unable to vote because the necessary equipment was not in place.
Stampede for VIPS ( Visually Impaired Preschool Services).
The mission of the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired-Charleston is to serve and support people with visual needs in the community.
The US government has funded a new Android-based smartphone application that helps the blind and visually impaired count their cash.
Visually impaired venture ‘inside the box’.
Couple training 'Grace' to help visually impaired.
Radio training program benefits the blind and visually impaired.
Dan and Paul visit from the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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In science:

People with macular degeneration prefer dim lit conditions than brightly lit conditions and high contrast. There will be lot of differences in designing for this group depending on whether the visual impairment was acquired or if it was present at birth.
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Loading visually defined stimuli and adding articulatory suppression further impaired performance on the RSVP task.
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The paper examines the visual-attention related processing capabilities of three different groups, one group with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the other group with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the normal population.
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These results point to the idea of using multimodal feedback mechanism while designing for the visually impaired.
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They compare this with the most commonly used vision-aid for the visually impaired, the closed circuit television video magnifier (CCTV).
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The ability to search and retrieve are major concerns for the cognitively and visually impaired population while accessing the internet.
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With lot of graphics being included in the internet, the Steve Murphy tries to evaluate the usability of internet from the perspective of the cognitively and visually impaired.
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The Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) solution addresses many challenges for visually impaired people.
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The paper concentrates on memory impairment, and cognitive and visual impairment.
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The paper discusses a web browser specifically designed for the visually impaired, BrookesTalk.
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The paper deals with the issue of aids for helping visually impaired people finding orientation/direction in their environment.
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Since we are dealing with a population that is visually impaired, we should be really concentrating on the interface design (view).
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There are lots of assistive tools that can make life easier for people with visual impairment.
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There will be lot of differences in designing for this group depending on whether the visual impairment was acquired or if it was present at birth.
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Multimodal feedback: establishing a performance baseline for improved access by individuals with visual impairments.
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
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