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2015-02-11 16:27:02

Senate Bill 190 Will Provide Uniform Access to Specialized Treatment Across the State BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-10 23:00:40

Rehabilitation experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine hope to one day give people with an arm amputation a prosthetic limb that not only moves like a natural one, but “feels”

2015-02-09 08:26:28

Easter Seals clients and friends speak to love, marriage, caregiving, intimacy and more CHICAGO, Feb.

2015-02-05 23:07:02

Disability rights activists from across the state will be testifying Friday before the Colorado legislature's House Committee on Public Health Care and Human Services in opposition to HB-1135,

2015-02-05 23:04:21

Government Agency Implements Web-Based Accessibility Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2015 sitecues® has announced that the U.S.

2015-02-05 23:00:46

Kim Tyler, of Frankfort, joins Little City as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing accounting, facilities, food service and information technology. PALATINE,

2015-02-04 12:26:49

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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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