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2015-01-21 08:26:34

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The late activist and advocate Ed Roberts believed disability is a strength.

2015-01-16 12:22:20

Deaf Actress Treshelle Edmond to Perform National Anthem and "America the Beautiful" During Pregame Festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-14 23:11:38

Easter Seals Southern Georgia Megan’s House Capital Campaign Received a donation from Pfizer, Inc.

2015-01-14 23:08:43

The only orthosis recommended by the DVO guidelines and indicated for: osteoporotic vertebral fractures, juvenile kyphosis, and kyphosis with chronic back pain. Washington,

2015-01-12 23:01:37

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has received a five-year, $800,000 contract from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to coordinate Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

2015-01-08 23:01:59

CrawfordTech's donation will ensure Edie Mourre Scholarship continues to educate Braille professionals Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Crawford

2015-01-07 08:31:15

With an impressive line-up of presenters of leaders from the North American DeafBlind community and other leaders overseas, this event is accessible in spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL),

2015-01-05 08:31:26

New service expands CVS Health's offerings to the blind community WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan.


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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
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.