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2014-09-30 23:09:43

The Phoenix Center, an innovative private school for students with disabilities, establishes sensory room to help children and teens with autism.

2014-09-30 23:02:31

HIMS, the innovator in assistive technology for the visually impaired, and Diotek, leaders in OCR, speech and handwriting technologies for smartphones, announce merger that could shape the worldwide

2014-09-29 08:38:13

Jive's enterprise communication and collaboration solutions to strengthen strategic alignment across thousands of employees and affiliates PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-24 23:11:52

A rock solid own-occupation disability policy allows athletes to receive their benefits if they cannot play anymore, even if they are able to find work in another occupation. Ontario,

2014-09-24 23:11:09

The lawyers at Norfleet & Lafferty have launched a new website to provide knowledge-based support to injured and disabled workers. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB)

2014-09-24 23:09:14

ANCOR announces the NAC 2015 Direct Support Professional Recognition Awards are being underwritten by Relias Learning. Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014

2014-09-23 12:26:40

SILC and Independent Living Centers Celebrate Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Month SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.


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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.