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Apr. 17th, 2011 08:14 am (UTC)
Of the various places I've worked the one with the largest number of vision-impaired staff was GCHQ, where a significant minority of linguists were.

I recently met a completely blind barrister who also sits as a part-time judge, which given the amount of assimilation of material the job involves really impressed me.
Apr. 17th, 2011 09:18 am (UTC)
Henry Fielding's brother John Fielding was famously blind and a magistrate. He is said to have been able to recognize three thousand of his most regular "customers" by their voices alone.
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