visual impairment

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The PAB, founded by Late Dr Fatima Shah in 1960 and registered under the volunteer Social Welfare Agency Ordinance, aims at making visually-impaired self-relying, respectable and productive member of the society.
Players from the North East Visually-Impaired Tennis Club were represented in six of the 11 finals - taking the honours in three events within the B2, B3 and B4/5 tournaments.
During the meeting, Qamar stressed the need to facilitate visually-impaired individuals and decrease their dependency on others.
Visually-impaired students presented various programs including tableaus to highlight the social issues faced by the visually-impaired persons in the society.
'You people should have fear of God and it was your responsibly to look after the visually-impaired people,' the CJP said.
The human rights minister forwarded the letter to the finance minister who in return asked the SBP to take necessary steps to ensure accessible banking facilities for the visually-impaired persons.
The app is expected to aid visually-impaired individuals to become more independent when dealing with financial transactions.
Waqas Javed, refreshment marketing director Arabia at Unilever, said: "With our #BeTheColour campaign, we are aiming to add more colour to the lives of the visually-impaired this Ramadan.
It is the first initiative to provide special products for the blind and visually-impaired in the Arabian Gulf's tourism promotion sector.
Project director Anna Ching Lee Wong was responsible for putting things together and inspiring groups like Hong Kong Federation of the Blind, the Hong Kong Federation of Fujian Associations, the Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired, as well as other kind-hearted individuals to make this dream come true,'' recounted Linda Wong Choy, project leader and parent of Kara, one of the eight visually-impaired children.
SANA'A, December 4--The Yemeni Forum for People with Disabilities distributed on Tuesday MP3 players with prerecorded school lessons for 30 visually-impaired 12th grade students in the capital.
A Saudi society for the visually-impaired is hoping to raise $93.3m (SAR 350m) to fund a project in Jeddah that will provide jobs and services for those with the disability.
Sharjah: The first Automated Teller Machine (ATM) for the visually-impaired in the Middle East has been opened in Sharjah on Tuesday.
White Cane Day is held worldwide on October 15 to highlight the difficulties faced by the blind or visually-impaired and celebrate their achievements.
After the Chief Minister assured that the government would concede to their demands within a week and issue orders, the 72 visually-impaired people, expressing happiness that the Chief Minister himself had come to listen to their woes, agreed to end their fast immediately, an official release here said.
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