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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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Cerebral visual impairment in preterm infants with periventricular leukomalacia.
Chapter 10 Psychiatric considerations in cerebral visual impairment (Roger Freeman).
Together they have been awarded a grant worth around Au130,000 for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) which will apply the very latest research in visual neuroscience to the rehabilitation of childhood cerebral visual impairment and special education.
Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is now the most common form of visual impairment in children in the developed world (Fazzi et al.
For many, this may be most obvious in the debate surrounding the use of the terms cerebral visual impairment versus cortical visual impairment or functional vision verses visual function and visual dysfunction.
Cerebral visual impairment is internationally regarded as an umbrella term, a concept with which Dr.
Stimulated by commentary included in the October 2010 Special Issue on Vision and the Brain, James Jan, a preeminent ophthalmologist and scientist, questions the use of the terms cerebral visual impairment and cortical visual impairment (CVI).
This group felt that cerebral visual impairment was a more appropriate term than cortical visual impairment (both terms were abbreviated as CVI).
In North America, CVI is often interpreted as cortical visual impairment; elsewhere, the term cerebral visual impairment is used.
The changes that are emerging from brain research are altering our understanding of cortical or cerebral visual impairment (CVI) in children.
Abstract: This article summarizes the results of a survey of 80 parents of children with cortical or cerebral visual impairment (CVI) regarding how a CV