Coloured filters are designed to help an individual with visual stress and some other visual problems to see and/or read better.
A coloured lens is a normal, non-refractive lens, which has been tinted and placed in a pair of spectacles so that the person wearing the spectacles can see more clearly.
A coloured overlay is a piece of coloured, transparent plastic which is placed over a piece of text in order to make it easier to read.
This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..
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