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Famous Blind and Vision Impaired Persons

  • Published: 2017-11-10 (Revised/Updated 2017-12-22) : Author: Disabled World : Contact: Disabled World
  • Synopsis: A list of famous and well known sight impaired people who are or were blind or blind in one eye.

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Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors.

Total blindness is the complete lack of form and light perception and is clinically recorded as "NLP," an abbreviation for "no light perception.

In order to determine which people may need special assistance because of their visual disabilities, various governmental jurisdictions have formulated more complex definitions referred to as legal blindness.

Eye injuries, most often occurring in people under 30, are the leading cause of monocular blindness (vision loss in one eye).

Visually impaired and blind people have devised a number of techniques that allow them to complete daily activities using their remaining senses.

Recent access technology such as screen reading software enable the blind to use mainstream computer applications including the Internet.

Listed below are well known people who had or have a vision impairment including total blindness, sight conditions, and blindness in one eye.

Famous Blind and Sight Impaired People

NOTE: If you know of a discrepancy in this list please contact us so we can amend the entry.

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