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Captcha Prevents Blind From Signing Petition
2013-06-04 10:44:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An online "We The People” White House petition seeking support for an international treaty to help the blind is nearly impossible for blind web users to sign due to the Captcha security requirement on the White House website. Politico reported this week that the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has complained about the required use of a Captcha code that is required to register to sign the online petition, which has...

2013-05-31 23:24:12

Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 As part of their continued commitment to the local community, Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. The race is hosted by The National Federation of the Blind, a national organization whose home is in Baltimore, MD. The money raised will help in tackling some alarming statistics and raising the general...

2013-05-15 23:00:58

The Salt Lake Community College Disability Resource Center was recently awarded the President´s Award Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Accessibility by the National Federation of the Blind of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 SLCC Disability Resource Center Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from National Federation of the Blind The Salt Lake Community College Disability Resource Center was recently awarded the President´s Award Recognizing Outstanding...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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