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2015-04-29 00:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-25 23:01:46

With Disability Insurance Awareness Month on the horizon, National DI Day is only weeks away! Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 25, 2015 For thirteen

2015-04-25 20:21:24

IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB:CWBK) and United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County came

2015-04-25 12:22:51

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, announced investments today in several projects to improve access for Canadians

2015-04-23 23:06:13

NFB Independence Market to Sell Training Bundle Exclusively on NLS Cartridge Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 23, 2015

2015-04-23 12:31:08

Expo to also feature Assistive Tech, Product Launches, Adaptive Vehicles, Sports, Dancing and Latest Products for People with Disabilities EDISON, N.J., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-21 12:32:23

LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The European orthopedic braces & support systems market has been segmented on the basis of countries, products, and end-users.

2015-04-20 23:11:25

Non-Profit focuses on job coaching and continued education support for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities Austin, TX (PRWEB) April

2015-04-17 23:07:22

The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC), Southeast Michigan’s leading nonprofit provider of therapy for children with special needs, today announced the appointment of Marge Resmer LaRuffa


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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
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.