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2015-04-17 12:25:39

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce that Laboratory Corporation of America(®) Holdings (LabCorp(®)), the clinical laboratory providing leading-edge

2015-04-16 23:08:32

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities raised $70,000 at its 2015 Benefit Gala, held in honor of author David Flink, founder of a national mentoring program for students and the first recipient

2015-04-15 23:03:00

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “European Orthopedic braces and support systems market by product (Knee braces and supports, Foot & Ankle braces, Pain Management, Spinal Orthoses, Upper Extremity

2015-04-15 16:30:17

The health care facility implemented immediate access to certified medical interpreters throughout its hospitals and facilities SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-14 08:25:49

Content Marketing Institute Announces Launch of The Orange Effect Foundation CLEVELAND, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Their passion began 13 years ago when their son was diagnosed

2015-04-13 16:24:26

Congratulations to Jennifer Mactavish, Dean of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies and professor in the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University. Media release on behalf

2015-04-10 16:27:23

KELOWNA, BC, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, and the Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, today announced

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


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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.