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2014-06-23 23:10:38

Examination and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle is an extensive video based continuing education course focused on foot and ankle examination and treatment. This online continuing education course is presented with studio quality sound and film. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 This DVD and Online PT Continuing Education Course is designed to provide a comprehensive program for examination and treatment of foot and ankle related rehab issues. Specifically, this PT online continuing...

2014-06-23 23:06:48

Stratus Video Interpreting has responded to the demand for improved language services with an affordable solution that connects court systems with court-certified interpreters at the push of a button. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 As the country’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, the ability of U.S. court systems to supply qualified interpreters has become increasingly difficult and more expensive than many jurisdictions can handle—a fact which some say has...

2014-06-20 23:08:56

HELP Foundation, Inc. Announced as Latest Network Management Client Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Cleveland managed services provider Concord Technology Group (http://concordtechnologygroup.com) recently partnered with HELP Foundation, Inc., and will now be responsible for monitoring and managing their IT network. As a leading provider of residential and support services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, over its almost 50-year history, HELP...

2014-06-20 16:22:22

CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether one has a disability or takes care of a person who does, they will not want to miss all the latest gadgets, cars, products and services that enhance the potential of those with disabilities, which will be on display at Abilities Expo on June 27-29, 2014 at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. Admission is free and show hours will be Friday 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. This year, the annual Chicago...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....

2014-06-19 23:02:03

Unlike other contracts in the NFL, Kaepernick’s contract stipulates the cost of the policy will be funded by Kaepernick, yet the benefits of the disability insurance policy would go to the San Francisco 49ers should he suffer a career-ending injury, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network and SB Nation, there’s been an interesting development in the world of the National Football League in regards to Colin Kaepernick's disability...

2014-06-19 16:29:03

VALPARAISO, Ind., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 14(th), Golden Tech will be hosting its Do Good Golf Tournament at The Valparaiso Country Club. Funds raised at the 3(rd) annual Do Good Event will go towards purchasing Braille Notetaker technology to help visually-impaired students compete in the classroom and be confident in their futures. Golden Tech is an IT Solutions provider committed to pursuing excellence in making technology work for people with offices in...

2014-06-18 23:12:29

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ June 20-July 4 CanAm Veterans’ Challenge includes 16 injured veterans who will ride bicycles, hand cycles and recumbent bicycles from the capital of Canada to the capital of the United States. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 For 14 days beginning June 20, a team of 16 injured Canadian, American and Danish veterans in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge will ride bicycles, hand cycles and recumbent bicycles nearly 800 miles from...

2014-06-18 23:07:07

Stratus deems the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling that court interpreters meet new, more stringent requirements will assist the court system in upholding the constitution and also aligns with the Stratus’ mission: to ensure fair and equal services to all. But Stratus warns that the ruling will cause extensive delays within a system that will fail unless the rapid adoption of VRI is undertaken. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The complex court system has historically confounded...

2014-06-18 16:26:37

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and FUNdamentals programs OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada has partnered with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to increase opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity. Special Olympics Canada currently runs two...


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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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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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