visually handicapped

World English Dictionary
visually handicapped
a.  unable to carry out normal activities because of defects of vision, including blindness
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the visually handicapped
usage  Nowadays the phrases visually handicapped/impaired and visual handicap/impairment are generally considered inappropriate. It is preferable to refer to someone as having a sight impairment and to talk about blind or partially sighted people
visual handicap

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