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2014-12-16 23:12:06

The honorable Massachusetts Senator Anthony W.

2014-12-09 23:05:41

To raise awareness and funds for deaf literacy programs, video remote interpreting (VRI) company Stratus and sister company ZVRS are hosting a holiday-themed run/walk and street party in Downtown

2014-12-08 23:06:05

Comcast Director of Community Investment Elected to Non-profit's International Board Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Easter Seals has elected

2014-12-08 08:29:43

Health Committee Chair Joseph F. Vitale Refuses Testimony Request from Disability Rights Organizations TRENTON, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-03 16:23:03

Patients with spinal compression fractures who wore no brace fared as well as patients instructed to wear a brace for treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec.

2014-12-02 12:27:02

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 40 percent of people age 65 and older had at least one disability, according to a U.S.

2014-12-02 12:26:40

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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.