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to support people with sensory impairments to live independently and exercise choice and control over there daily lives;
Additionally, smokers with mobility impairments were less likely to attempt quitting than those without mobility impairments, and evidence-based, quit-smoking treatments may not be sufficient for this population, Science Daily reported.
The SEC includes impairments in its guidance on critical accounting estimates.
It provides a consistent basis for comparison of goodwill impairments over the study period.
While 2010's results currently represent a drop-off from 2009's 19 impairments, the full development of 2010 impairments may not be evident for some time.
workers older than 65 experience either hearing or visual impairment, with the incidence of hearing problems three times higher than vision problems, found a study in the August issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health.
PwC found that for many of the companies announcing recent impairments, most of the decrease in stock price occurred on or before the October/November 2008 timeframe, and not necessarily when the impairment was announced.
Previous research has demonstrated that students with visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) have more difficulty with social interactions than do sighted children and have yet to meet the far-reaching goal of becoming socially competent (Wagner, 2004).
Especially focusing on children from birth through age 7, Children with Visual Impairments covers issues such as treatment options and medical problems, the development of a visually impaired child, how to nurture self-esteem, legal issues, cultivating literacy, helping children learn Braille and becoming familiar with it oneself, dealing with problems of orientation and mobility, and much more.
The cross-sectional design of the study did not allow the researchers to determine whether the relation between these two sensory impairments was causal.
Dual impairment, or concurrent impairments of vision and hearing, affects anywhere from 5% to 21% of older adults.
But when this initial cue was not offered, participants with mild cognitive impairments didn't score as well as those with no impairments did.
Rats exposed to MeHg alone demonstrated no significant impairments.
This Statement improves financial reporting because it requires governments to report the effects of capital asset impairments in their financial statements when they occur rather than as a part of the ongoing depreciation expense for the capital asset or upon disposal of the capital asset.
42, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Impairment of Capital Assets and for Insurance Recoveries, will henceforth require the recognition of such impairments.