Visual Impairment Glossary


Visual impairment and blindness, its causes, and assistive resources come with a huge range of terminology. Browse our glossary to learn the meanings of these terms. 

Fingers type on a BrailleNote touch


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Gooseneck switch

Flat round switch mounted on a flexible arm

Gooseneck Swtich

A switch mounted on a flexible arm

Gross Motor Activities

Gross motor skills are movements involving the large muscles of the body. The development of gross motor skills starts as soon as a child is born. A visually impaired child often needs support to make sure these skills are developed.