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2014-08-06 12:25:47

Full-Featured Captioning Capabilities for Live, Long- & Short-Form Content Enables Broadcasters to Meet All FCC Accessibility Requirements Far Ahead of Deadline MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere platform provider, today announced that its turnkey video platform is fully compliant with the latest FCC closed-captioning mandates for IP-delivered content per the agency's July 11(th) ruling regarding online broadcast of short-form clips...

2014-08-05 23:09:56

National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ August 12-13 Coastal Team Challenge will team ten disabled athletes with ten able-bodied athletes to travel 22 nautical miles by sea kayak along the Long Island coast. Westhampton Beach, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Ten disabled athletes age 22 to 60 will join ten able-bodied athletes to travel 22 nautical miles by sea kayak along the Long Island coast during national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ August 12-13 Coastal Team Challenge....

2014-08-05 23:01:36

More than 300,000 members can download and read over a quarter million ebooks for education, research, vocation, news, and recreation. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bookshare, the world’s largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for individuals with print disabilities, has reached two major milestones in its work to bring reading equality to disadvantaged populations. First, Bookshare’s collection now surpasses a quarter of a million titles, thanks to...

2014-08-04 12:32:04

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Russia Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/russia_orthopedic_braces_supports_market_outlook_2020.html Russia Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "Russia Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Russia...

2014-08-04 12:31:42

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_states_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States...

2014-08-04 12:25:17

Mary Beth Storjohann, Gen Y financial expert, joins nonprofit in raising awareness of the need for income protection PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness today announced it is increasing its efforts to educate younger working Americans about the importance of protecting their incomes. To help achieve this mission, the nonprofit is partnering with Mary Beth Storjohann, a Gen Y financial planning expert and certified financial...

2014-07-31 23:20:57

Let's Go Learn's online diagnostic assessments and prescriptive lessons in reading and math are now approved for use in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Region 5 ESC. Kensington, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Let’s Go Learn announced today that it is an approved provider of instructional and assessment materials for Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District and for Region 5 ESC. Richard Capone, CEO and co-founder of Let’s Go Learn, said “We have worked with Texas educators...

2014-07-31 23:17:09

Soon, children will head back to school. Parents should double-check insurance policies to ensure they have adequate coverage for the school year ahead, says Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parents need to remember a lot of things when it comes time for kids to head back to school. There are school supplies to purchase, lunches to prepare, and also immunizations and other health requirements to schedule. Most schools these days require up-to-date...

2014-07-31 23:16:58

The annual Adventure Team Challenge from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports is seeking disabled athletes to participate in the September 12-14 multi-sport, multi-team adventure race along the Colorado River north of Eagle, Colorado. Eagle, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual Adventure Team Challenge returns to Colorado’s Gore Range September 12-14, following two years in the high Colorado Plateau. The multi-sport, multi-team adventure race...

2014-07-31 16:29:16

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposal that would limit treatment options for patients with single-sided deafness. The proposal, if finalized, would continue non-coverage of the SoundBite Hearing System and withdraw Medicare coverage for Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA). If the proposal is implemented, Medicare would not cover any prosthetic treatment option for unilateral deafness,...


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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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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