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2015-05-28 23:11:23

Secura Consultants joins industry giants as they reach new audiences with their efforts during Disability Insurance Awareness Month Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB)

2015-05-28 12:35:32

Developers Urged to Create Software, Wearable Solutions and Other Tech to Enhance Lives of People with Disabilities NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 25(th) Anniversary

2015-05-28 12:26:13

On This 25th Anniversary Year of the Americans with Disabilities Act NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On this 25th anniversary year of the Americans with Disabilities

2015-05-26 23:00:37

May is National Mobility Awareness Month and NMEDA helps spread the word about living an active and mobile lifestyle.There are multiple options for adaptive vehicle equipment on the market to

2015-05-26 12:29:03

SEATTLE, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Health System recently unveiled video remote interpreting (VRI) in its

2015-05-26 12:21:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation and mobility play key roles in the struggle for civil rights and equal opportunity in the disability community.

2015-05-21 16:30:10

MISSION, Kan., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Successful financial planning means establishing goals, using the right tools and updating the plan to ensure it continues to meet your

2015-05-21 12:27:06

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2013, the rate of violent crime against persons with disabilities (36 per 1,000) was more than twice the age-adjusted rate for persons without

2015-05-21 08:33:31

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Townsend Design announced the North America release of the Active Reliever, a soft shell single-upright osteoarthritis (OA) knee brace.

Latest Disability Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).