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Visual Impairment

What is Visual impairment?

A visual impairment shall be determined through the manifestation of both of the following:

(a) A visual impairment which, even with correction, interferes with development or which adversely affects educational performance. Visual impairment includes both partial sight and blindness.

(b) One or more of the following:
     (i) A central visual acuity for near or far point vision of 20/70 or less in the better eye after routine refractive correction.
     (ii) A peripheral field of vision restricted to not more than 20 degrees.
     (iii) A diagnosed progressively deteriorating eye condition.