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2014-04-22 23:15:25

A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing without an attorney. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing...

2014-04-21 23:02:02

Across the country, tens of thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism, are suffering due to lack of access to appropriate care and services. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Across the country, tens of thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism, are suffering due to lack of access to appropriate care and services. The numbers representing present and future need are alarming. Almost all states have waitlists...

2014-04-20 23:02:08

Sport and Spine Rehab is teaming up with IM Custom to provide its Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner technology to create foot orthotics in the Washington DC metro area. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Glen Hinshaw began bicycle racing in 1977 and continued racing on and off until 2005. He is a former member of the US Postal Service Masters Cycling Team. After years of extreme training and bike racing, Glen’s foot pain caused him to seek solutions in the area of foot care and custom...

2014-04-17 23:09:44

Innovative social network Footstomp.com is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the annual Face of America ride with injured veterans from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Footstomp.com, an innovative social network for injured service members, veterans, their families and caregivers is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the organization’s annual Face of America bicycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Launched...

2014-04-17 23:03:16

NE Delta HSA returned to Oak Grove to connect citizens and services. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA), which manages the operation of community-based programs that improve the quality of life of people with major mental illnesses, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities, conducted a Services for Citizens Fair with local providers in the Oak Grove community today. As promised at the West Carroll Town Hall meeting held in...

2014-04-16 23:14:15

NY Giants quarterback Eli Manning returns on Monday, June 9, to host Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s 37th annual Golf Classic alongside the country’s best blind golfers and magnificent Guiding Eyes dogs. The two-day outing, anticipated to raise more than $700,000, will be held at two of the region’s most esteemed courses – Mount Kisco Country Club in Mount Kisco, NY and Fairview Country Club in Greenwich, CT. Westchester County, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 NY Giants quarterback Eli...

2014-04-16 12:30:09

LAVAL, QC, April 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) announced today the successful completion of new scanner technology destined for the orthopedic industry. More accurate than traditional cast-making methods that rely on plaster bandaging, this technology means orthotists will no longer resort to plaster when applying casts. This newly developed technology is easy to use and very safe. Now any body part can be scanned in both 3D and in real time. Scanned files...

2014-04-15 23:15:15

Push to Walk, a Morris County non-profit organization, received grant funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans under the County of Morris Department of Human Services. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 March 2014, Push to Walk was notified that their request for funding from the Advisory Council of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans was granted. The non-profit submitted a request under the Grant-In-Aid category, which is county funding for areas of mental...

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston program is designed to...

2014-04-11 23:22:18

National inclusive sports provider World T.E.A.M. Sports is the newest member of the recreation-oriented non-profit R4 Alliance, serving Our Military Family. Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 National inclusive sports provider World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today the organization has been accepted by the directors of R4 Alliance as the 501(c)3 non-profit’s newest member. Created in 2012 by eight non-profit organizations providing community and therapeutic based recreational...


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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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