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2014-07-07 23:00:19

At its just concluded national convention, the NFB adopted a resolution urging the Obama administration to issue regulations requiring websites that are public accommodations to be accessible to the blind. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access to the Internet for blind people, today announced that it has unanimously adopted a resolution at its national convention urging the Obama administration...

2014-07-03 23:04:25

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) has selected the iBill Talking Money Identifier for the U.S. Currency Reader Program. Through this program, the BEP will distribute the iBill device at no cost to eligible blind and visually impaired persons. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Orbit Research today announced the selection of its iBill Talking Money Identifier by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) for the U.S. Currency Reader Program. Through this program, the BEP will...

2014-03-18 12:31:43

New service on CVS.com is the result of a collaboration with state and national organizations for the blind WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today that it now provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescriptions ordered for home delivery through its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print. The ScripTalk...

2011-08-16 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Council of the Blind (ACB) announced it will be working with Google Inc. to survey blind, visually impaired, and deaf-blind individuals to better understand how they use computers and assistive technology to access information. "Having access to information through the use of accessible technology is paramount in this day and age for education, employment and social networking. Many studies have evaluated how users generally...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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