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2014-06-25 23:12:14

To mark National Men’s Health Awareness Month, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on how prostate cancer can become a disabling condition. San Antonio. TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 To mark National Men’s Health Awareness Month, which occurs every June, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on how prostate cancer can become a disabling condition. As the article...

2014-06-25 23:01:26

Maybe it's the jumping or other spectacular moves he makes on the court. Hopefully talented team trainers and doctors can isolate where his injuries originate so he makes a full recovery, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Embiid may be worried his foot injury will keep him out this whole season but the big fear is this will mean a future of career roadblocks. According to NBC Sports, the injuries he has experienced so far this year might discourage a lot of teams. Embiid...

2014-06-25 04:21:07

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum for continued professional training and education now available through Minnesota state agencies for direct care professionals Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that the State of Minnesota will provide new online curricula from Elsevier DirectCourse...

Smart Gloves Teach People Braille, Even When They Are Distracted
2014-06-24 06:30:06

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Georgia Institute of Technology researchers modified wearable computer gloves several years ago to teach beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes. In a recent advancement in the same wearable technology, they’re helping people learn to read and write Braille. An added surprise was that the participants didn’t even have to pay attention, they learned while doing something else. Georgia Tech professor Thad Starner, a...

2014-06-23 23:10:58

In cooperation with the SME Education Foundation, Curbell Donation Assists Student Project Orchard Park, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials, recently donated $18,000 of plastic that will be used by Alabama High School students to create lightweight, removable prosthetic limbs for amputees in Honduras. The project is a joint venture of the SME Education...

2014-06-23 23:10:38

Examination and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle is an extensive video based continuing education course focused on foot and ankle examination and treatment. This online continuing education course is presented with studio quality sound and film. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 This DVD and Online PT Continuing Education Course is designed to provide a comprehensive program for examination and treatment of foot and ankle related rehab issues. Specifically, this PT online continuing...

2014-06-23 23:06:48

Stratus Video Interpreting has responded to the demand for improved language services with an affordable solution that connects court systems with court-certified interpreters at the push of a button. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 As the country’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, the ability of U.S. court systems to supply qualified interpreters has become increasingly difficult and more expensive than many jurisdictions can handle—a fact which some say has...

2014-06-20 23:08:56

HELP Foundation, Inc. Announced as Latest Network Management Client Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Cleveland managed services provider Concord Technology Group (http://concordtechnologygroup.com) recently partnered with HELP Foundation, Inc., and will now be responsible for monitoring and managing their IT network. As a leading provider of residential and support services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, over its almost 50-year history, HELP...

2014-06-20 16:22:22

CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether one has a disability or takes care of a person who does, they will not want to miss all the latest gadgets, cars, products and services that enhance the potential of those with disabilities, which will be on display at Abilities Expo on June 27-29, 2014 at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. Admission is free and show hours will be Friday 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. This year, the annual Chicago...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....


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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
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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