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2013-05-03 23:05:01

Portraits of Hope visits Braille Institute in Los Angeles to involve children who are visually impaired in another major civic initiative. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)

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2011-05-26 10:51:09

USC engineers are creating a high-tech aid for blind and partially blind people who have long depended on white canes as their only tool for getting around.

2010-01-21 12:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although there is controversy over almost every detail of health reform legislation, no one disputes the inescapable fact underlying the deepening the health care crisis: the US population is aging.

2009-11-04 13:41:00

Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Will Be Used in Coin Toss at Fighting Irish Game SOUTH BEND, Ind., Nov.

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2009-03-27 01:00:00

The illiteracy rate of blind children is 90 percent, mainly because Braille is not being taught to many blind children, US researchers said.

2008-12-23 08:55:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for Braille literacy, announced today that Dr.

2008-12-18 09:21:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 4, 2009, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) will join organizations across the globe in celebrating the 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth. Braille was the Frenchman who invented the raised dot code that bears his name.

2008-06-30 03:02:25

By Mowad, Michelle Garry Grant, president and chief executive officer of Carlsbad- based Search Engine Optimization Inc., is doing more than improving his clients' visibility online.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.