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2014-04-23 23:02:17

The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) announced Voiance Language Services as a finalist for its 2014 Global Contact Center Awards in the Best Use of an Emerging Channel category for the company’s innovative Video Remote Interpretation service. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) announced Voiance Language Services as a finalist for its 2014 Global Contact Center Awards in the Best Use of an Emerging Channel category...

2014-04-23 20:22:51

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_orthopedic_braces_supports_market_outlook_2020.html Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market...

2014-04-23 12:21:28

SILC Council Members Highlight Transportation Obstacles for Individuals Living with Blindness SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting from "here to there" can be challenging and require patience from most everyone. But for people with blindness or visual impairment, overcoming mobility challenges often takes more than just patience - it takes planning, flexibility and, at times, courage - particularly given the public's lack of awareness and compliance with safety...

2014-04-23 08:32:35

NEW YORK, April 23,( )2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink is pleased to announce the launch of its Student Activity Center, a newly developed interface for children featuring computer-based activities aligned with the platform's curriculum, reporting, and progress monitoring tools. The Student Activity Center makes Rethink the first comprehensive and fully integrated special education performance management system to address all the needs of special educators at the classroom, school, and...

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...


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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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