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2015-05-26 12:28:50

FedEx-sponsored program aims to strengthen childhood blindness prevention projects in Vietnam NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization

2015-05-22 08:26:34

- Unanimous Recommendation to Grant European Marketing Authorization for Omidria Based on Benefit/Risk Profile - SEATTLE, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER),

2015-05-21 08:39:57

Denver organizations to build new training curriculums and technologies to empower blind and visually impaired individuals to succeed in U.S.

2015-05-21 08:32:40

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced positive results of the OptimEyes trial for DME.

2015-05-20 12:22:25

Leader Dog Will Offer Orientation and Mobility Services for Pennsylvania Association for the Blind Clients ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leader Dogs for the

2015-05-20 08:35:22

Visual Function Improves in Majority of Implanted Patients REUTLINGEN, Germany, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant

2015-05-19 20:23:23

The American Academy of Ophthalmology provides three important tips about preventing diabetes-related vision loss through eye exams SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While the possibility

2015-05-07 12:33:09

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global ophthalmology glaucoma surgery device market was valued at $210.3 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow to

2015-05-07 08:42:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS), and the

2015-05-06 12:29:32

Leading Scientists from Case Western Reserve University and Harvard University Receive Prestigious 2015 Bressler Prize and Pisart Award NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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