Essays Tagged: "Visual impairment"

"Cathedral" written by Raymond Carver.

t, the blind man, entered his life, it was hard for the man to form any bond with Robert due to his visual impairment. The man even created a picture in his mind of what Robert would look like, and ho ... the help of the vision of the cathedral. The man began to draw the cathedral to try and help Robert visualize what one looked like. What he did not realize is that Robert was actually helping him visu ...

(3 pages) 160 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Effects that disabling barriers may have on the quality of life on disabled people; steps and measures that can be taken by social workers for the disabling barriers to be minimized.

the disabling barriers to be minimized.IntroductionThe impairment group which I wish to focus on is visual impairment. After a lecture given to us by Mr. Charles Borg, I became more or less aware of t ... t that there is currently not one single social worker in Malta assigned specifically for assisting visually impaired people. And so with this assignment I wish to raise awareness on both a public and ...

(11 pages) 83 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Visual Impairment

IntroductionDown's Syndrome Vision Research Group defines Visual impairment as a reduction in vision because of a disorder or disease of the eye or brain. A p ... ction in vision because of a disorder or disease of the eye or brain. A person is considered to be "visually impaired" when their visual acuity is 20/70 or less in the better eye with best correction, ... ye. Having 20/70 vision means that a person can see an object or symbol at 20 feet away while a non-visually impaired individual can see that same object or symbol 70 feet away.Students with visual im ...

(9 pages) 39 1 3.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


t can increase risks of falls in elderly people include poor muscle strength, postural instability, visual impairment, use of certain medications causing dizziness and drowsiness, and indoor and outdo ...

(3 pages) 37 1 3.5 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology