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a handicapped capacity to order and perceive sensory experience, causing trouble in viewing, identifying, and understanding other individuals, scenarios, terms, ideas, numerals, or pictures. Commonly referred to as perceptual defect.

PERCEPTUAL DEFICIT: "The perceptual deficits your daughter is experienced could have stemmed from last month's concussion."

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