impairment

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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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Chapter 10 Psychiatric considerations in cerebral visual impairment (Roger Freeman).
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.
Proponents of the term cerebral visual impairment made another major mistake by restricting visual function and visual disorders to the cerebrum.
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
Abstract: Damage to the areas of the brain that are responsible for higher visual processing can lead to severe cerebral visual impairment (CVI).
Cerebral visual impairment in preterm infants with periventricular leukomalacia.
These children typically have a visual diagnosis of cerebral visual impairment (CVI), but their learning characteristics and needs go far beyond their use of vision.
For a number of years, Texas Tech University's (TTU) personnel preparation programs for teachers of students with visual impairments and orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists have incorporated information on individuals with cortical or cerebral visual impairment (CVI) into their curricula.