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2014-11-19 23:07:27

CEO Sean Belanger accepts Tampa Bay Business 100 Award and Most Innovative Company Award on behalf of Stratus Video Interpreting and ZVRS, crediting Apple’s role in technology development and

2014-11-19 23:00:49

Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, NY, has teamed up with Bussani Mobility to train healthcare professionals in the latest automotive mobility options (wheelchair accessible vans and adaptive driving

2014-11-19 16:26:09

GLISSADE study provides evidence demonstrating lasting relief of facetogenic low back pain MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov.

2014-11-18 23:09:49

“Thrive” program facilitates personal growth and empowerment for young women during life transitions Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Easter

2014-11-16 23:00:51

Vancouver chiropractors have been improving over the years.

2014-11-13 23:01:43

ADS partners with the Florida Disabled Outdoors Association. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 In an effort to help people with disabilities

2014-11-12 23:15:12

Wheels’ Geared Hub Recognized for Revolutionizing Manual Wheelchair Mobility Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 On Tuesday, November 11,

2014-11-12 12:31:33

Electronic Documentation Software Solution for Intellectual and Developmental Disability Providers Wins Competitive Bid as the SaaS for SCDDSN WATERBURY, Conn., Nov.


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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
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'.