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2015-04-09 23:08:51

NY Giants quarterback Eli Manning returns on Monday, June 8 to host Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s 38th annual Golf Classic alongside the country’s best blind golfers and magnificent Guiding

2015-04-08 23:10:13

Now administrators, educators and parents have access to high-quality special education training written by leading experts, in one online system. Cincinnati,

2015-04-07 23:00:46

University of Pittsburgh researchers find equal outcomes between patients utilizing physical therapy and patients opting for surgery when treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in 2-year study, but policy

2015-04-06 23:06:50

UCP Wheels for Humanity, in alignment with the National Ability Center, recently conducted a six-day adaptive sports training program for young people with disabilities in San Salvador.

2015-04-03 23:02:46

Germany has the largest share of the Europe Orthopedic Braces and Support System market owing to the rising aging population.

2015-04-02 23:03:55

Increasing aging population is driving the North American Orthopedic Braces & Support System market

2015-04-02 23:00:39

The National Federation of the Blind applauds a settlement agreement reached by the United States Department of Justice with edX, Inc., a nonprofit platform created by MIT and Harvard University

2015-03-31 08:32:58

Funded by a $120,000 MGM Resorts donation, the partnership will support job placement while offering on-the-job support LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its commitment

2015-03-27 23:02:05

NFB Supports Paul Saner’s Efforts to Transition Funding to Employment and Training Programs Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) March 27, 2015

2015-03-27 12:26:29

Rescued by Nonprofit The Gentle Barn, Dudley Is Steadily Recovering SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten weeks since his recue, Dudley, the young cow who was suffering


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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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