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Q13 FOX Seattle
Opening up a world of art for the blind with 3-D technologyrecalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibition with his family in
Opening up a world of art for the blind with 3-D technology
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 hours ago
recalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibition with his family in Victoria, British Columbia. It offered no Braille for the blind to use in its museum experience, so his mother read information from the placards to him. Beyond that... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Opening up art for the blind, with 3-Drecalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibition with his family in
Opening up art for the blind, with 3-D
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 hours ago
recalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibition with his family in Victoria, British Columbia. It offered no Braille for the blind to use in its museum experience, so his mother read information from the placards to him. Beyond that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Alert to Rising Cases of Hearing Loss in Nigeriadisability. Prominent among these initiatives is the Disability Support Project
Experts Alert to Rising Cases of Hearing Loss in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
disability. Prominent among these initiatives is the Disability Support Project (DSP) that provides wheelchairs, crutches, Braille machines and other mobility aids to persons with disability across Nigeria. This year, the Foundation has already... Read more
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The Hill
Protecting privacy and promoting inclusion with the 'Internet of Things'camera that is designed for the visually impaired, translating text to audio in
Protecting privacy and promoting inclusion with the 'Internet of Things'
The Hill / Posted yesterday
camera that is designed for the visually impaired, translating text to audio in real time; The Dot, the world's first braille smartwatch, features a series of dull pins that rise and fall at customizable speeds and allows users to read text... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Peconic Landing sculpture garden continues to inspire visually impairedTo do so, Peconic Landing staff created descriptive audio for each sculpture, i
Peconic Landing sculpture garden continues to inspire visually impaired
The Suffolk Times / Posted yesterday
To do so, Peconic Landing staff created descriptive audio for each sculpture, including some in the artist’s own words. Braille and tactile guided tours also help the visually impaired enjoy the 19 pieces on display. “Creating a sculpture... Read more
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International Business Times
New sensory Paralympic medals created for Rio 2016 for visually impaired athletes idea is that this will give visually impaired athletes another way to distingui
New sensory Paralympic medals created for Rio 2016 for visually impaired athletes
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
idea is that this will give visually impaired athletes another way to distinguish between the medals, aside from the braille writing. The manager in charge of the sound element, Victor Hugo Berbert, said he hopes the design would catch... Read more
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The Financial Express
Farmer helps transform lives of visually impaired childrenup and run the school which does not receive any financial aid from the governm
Farmer helps transform lives of visually impaired children
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
up and run the school which does not receive any financial aid from the government. “NBVM educates the children through Braille and also helps them develop various life skills that can make them self-dependent,” said Himani. Recalling her... Read more
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The Financial Express
Chhattisgarh: Farmer helps transform lives of visually impaired childrenup and run the school which does not receive any financial aid from the governm
Chhattisgarh: Farmer helps transform lives of visually impaired children
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
up and run the school which does not receive any financial aid from the government. “NBVM educates the children through Braille and also helps them develop various life skills that can make them self-dependent,” said Himani. Recalling her... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Visually impaired kids take flightSome Eastern Iowa pilots had some very special guest co-pilots Tuesday. Camper
Visually impaired kids take flight
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
Some Eastern Iowa pilots had some very special guest co-pilots Tuesday. Campers with the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in Vinton got the chance to fly. All 15 of the visually impaired students were smiling from ear to ear during the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Beer events in Orlando and Central Florida: Things to do in JulyBartling and Beer. July 27, 8 p.m. The Imperial Wine Bar & Beer Garden, 1800 N.
Beer events in Orlando and Central Florida: Things to do in July
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Bartling and Beer. July 27, 8 p.m. The Imperial Wine Bar & Beer Garden, 1800 N. Orange Ave., Orlando. Performance by the Braille Closet guitarist and Red Bug founder. Free. Website Florida SMaSH Beer Festival. July 30, 1-5 p.m. Reiter Park, 311... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Learn to Surf LA Gives Braille Students the Gift of Surfingthat everyone should have a chance to experience the excitement of surfing. Tha
Learn to Surf LA Gives Braille Students the Gift of Surfing
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
that everyone should have a chance to experience the excitement of surfing. That’s why the school has partnered up with the Braille Institute to guide students through a fun day of complimentary surf lessons. The Braille Institute is a nonprofit... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Learn to Surf LA Gives Braille Institute Students the Gift of SurfingLearn to SurfPosted Jun. 28, 2016, 11:46 amMirror Staff Local surf school part
Learn to Surf LA Gives Braille Institute Students the Gift of Surfing
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
Learn to SurfPosted Jun. 28, 2016, 11:46 amMirror Staff Local surf school partners with the Braille Institute to help students experience the thrill of the waves with surf lessons. Manhattan Beach, CA, June 28th, 2016: For instructors at Learn to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Watchdog warning over support refusal for children with literacy issuesExaminations (Race) scheme, children who need help during exams can apply for t
Watchdog warning over support refusal for children with literacy issues
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Examinations (Race) scheme, children who need help during exams can apply for test papers with large print or in Braille or a reader or a scribe to help them complete answers. Teachers normally support the applications by supplying... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Hellen Keller Day reminds us that adversity can make us betterfact that all the streets, roads and highways in that huge country are planted
Hellen Keller Day reminds us that adversity can make us better
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
fact that all the streets, roads and highways in that huge country are planted with trees, and roads everywhere have these Braille-like concrete designs that guide blind people. Can we incorporate this disabled-friendly design in all our road... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh cultural groups focused on increased arts accessibilitysound amplification and audio description — builds on longer-standing accommoda
Pittsburgh cultural groups focused on increased arts accessibility
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
sound amplification and audio description — builds on longer-standing accommodations like programs in large print or Braille, open captioning and sign language interpretation. “Bringing everyone in from the community, no matter their... Read more
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AdWeek
Innovation Grand Prix at Cannes Goes to Google's Attempt to Teach a Computer Intuitionfor HIV prevention • The Mill London for The Mill 'Blackbird' • Serviceplan M
Innovation Grand Prix at Cannes Goes to Google's Attempt to Teach a Computer Intuition
AdWeek / Posted 7 days ago
for HIV prevention • The Mill London for The Mill 'Blackbird' • Serviceplan Munich for Dot Incorporation's Dot, the Braille smartwatch Creative Innovation winners: • J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam for ING's "The Next Rembrandt" • Saatchi &... Read more
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Faster Louder
Cast your peepers over the whopping 89 acts just announced for BIGSOUND 2016order: A.D.K.O.B Ainslie Wills Alex Lahey Alice Ivy Allan Smithy Andrew T
Cast your peepers over the whopping 89 acts just announced for BIGSOUND 2016
Faster Louder / Posted 8 days ago
order: A.D.K.O.B Ainslie Wills Alex Lahey Alice Ivy Allan Smithy Andrew Tuttle Australia Bec Sandridge Braille Face Broadway Sounds Chronolyth Circles Clairy Browne Coda Conduct Columbus Confidence... Read more
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Business Wire
E*TRADE Announces Accessibility Initiativeor other online tools. The Guidelines are of particular benefit to blind comput
E*TRADE Announces Accessibility Initiative
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
or other online tools. The Guidelines are of particular benefit to blind computer users who use screen reader voice output, braille output or magnification technology on their computers and mobile devices and who, like many individuals with mobility... Read more
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AdWeek
Google Scores Product Design Grand Prix at Cannes for Jacquard 'Connected' Jacketa live concert. The only multiple Product Design Lion winner was Serviceplan o
Google Scores Product Design Grand Prix at Cannes for Jacquard 'Connected' Jacket
AdWeek / Posted 8 days ago
a live concert. The only multiple Product Design Lion winner was Serviceplan of Munich, Germany, which won for Dot Inc.'s braille smartwatch and Otztal Tourism's ski pass with a built-in positioning chip that facilitates a rescue in case of an... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Reading, Recipes, and Tasting - all part of a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundationsummer literacy, the program at the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind will f
Reading, Recipes, and Tasting - all part of a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
summer literacy, the program at the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind will feature the book Thunder Cake in print, braille, and large print. Students will read the book and then use the recipe in the back to make and taste a thunder... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN Commissions ICT Hub for Children With Disabilitieswill address the needs of each of the 330 pupils in the school," he said. The
MTN Commissions ICT Hub for Children With Disabilities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
will address the needs of each of the 330 pupils in the school," he said. The hub features talking computers, Perkins braille machines with braille papers, software, headsets, internet connectivity, WiMAX setup, painting of the ICT lab and ten... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
50 Essential Products That Could Help People With DisabilitiesUnited Nations — Wheelchairs, hearing aids, white canes and braille typewriters
50 Essential Products That Could Help People With Disabilities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
United Nations — Wheelchairs, hearing aids, white canes and braille typewriters are just some of the products that help people with disabilities to participate fully in everyday life. Yet for many people with disabilities in developing countries... Read more
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The Columbian
Success credited to school for blindinto the future. As a graduate I can testify to the success of my role in soci
Success credited to school for blind
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
into the future. As a graduate I can testify to the success of my role in society because of WSSB. Through the study of Braille, computer use, independent skills, and opportunities to be fully participate in classes of history, science, math,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Waithe takes the leadback on very soon.” Motivated and determined, Waithe has come up with another s
Waithe takes the lead
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
back on very soon.” Motivated and determined, Waithe has come up with another solution. He wants to purchase a Premier 100 Braille Embosser, which comes with Tiger Suite software from View Plus Technologies based in the US. This is a sturdy... Read more
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Boston Globe
12-old Belmont swimmer is heading to the Paralympic trialsworking hard in the pool, Madeleine has managed to stay an “A” student and keep
12-old Belmont swimmer is heading to the Paralympic trials
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
working hard in the pool, Madeleine has managed to stay an “A” student and keep up with after-school mobility and braille lessons with a teacher from Perkins School for the Blind. “She has a lot of challenges and a lot of responsibilities... Read more
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The Alpena News
Salvation Army to offer free lunch programor funded by USDA. Those with disabilities who require alternative means of co
Salvation Army to offer free lunch program
The Alpena News / Posted 12 days ago
or funded by USDA. Those with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Amarillo opens first special needs playgroundthemselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see pl
Amarillo opens first special needs playground
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
themselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see places where you can learn how to use braille and you can learn hand signals," Past President of AMBUCS Kelley Magee said. "The activities are posted throughout... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Amarillo opens first special needs playgroundthemselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see pl
Amarillo opens first special needs playground
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
themselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see places where you can learn how to use braille and you can learn hand signals," Past President of AMBUCS Kelley Magee said. "The activities are posted throughout... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Amarillo opens first special needs playgroundthemselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see pl
Amarillo opens first special needs playground
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
themselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see places where you can learn how to use braille and you can learn hand signals," Past President of AMBUCS Kelley Magee said. "The activities are posted throughout... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Amarillo opens first special needs playgroundthemselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see pl
Amarillo opens first special needs playground
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
themselves in a safe protected environment. "Throughout the park you'll see places where you can learn how to use braille and you can learn hand signals," Past President of AMBUCS Kelley Magee said. "The activities are posted throughout... Read more
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The News & Observer
He’s 8, blind and a finalist in a national reading contesttoday for the national contest, where the prize would be particularly perfect
He’s 8, blind and a finalist in a national reading contest
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
today for the national contest, where the prize would be particularly perfect Eastover Elementary student will compete in Braille Challenge Rising third-grader is among 10 national finalists in his age group Just like the kids in the “Magic Tree... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
If you do something with all your heart, it will be good - blind baristayears ago, he joined the Kaleidoscope Training Centre to study marketing and en
If you do something with all your heart, it will be good - blind barista
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
years ago, he joined the Kaleidoscope Training Centre to study marketing and entrepreneurship. There he learnt how to read Braille, type, check his email and browse on a computer – “anything a sighted person can do”. He then trained as a barista.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Schools for the blind and deaf prepare for budget cut‘When a plane loses an engine, the other engines just have to pull double duty
Schools for the blind and deaf prepare for budget cut
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
‘When a plane loses an engine, the other engines just have to pull double duty to keep it flying,’” said Malone. SEE ALSO: Braille teacher lauded as lifelong learner In addition to the 58 students currently enrolled, some of whom reside in campus... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
| GoUpstate.comLiteracy Foundation to support summer literacy, the program at the SCSDB will f
| GoUpstate.com
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Literacy Foundation to support summer literacy, the program at the SCSDB will feature the book "Thunder Cake" in print, braille and large print. Students will read the book and then use the recipe in the back to make and taste a thunder... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
She overcame blindness to thrive at Googleout how she could go back to college. "I wanted to become independent again as
She overcame blindness to thrive at Google
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 14 days ago
out how she could go back to college. "I wanted to become independent again as soon as possible," she said. She learned braille and trained on using accessibility technology, such as screen readers, that allow visually impaired people to use... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Porn site launches blue movies for blind peoplethe people onscreen runs alongside their dialogue In 2010, a porn book was lau
Porn site launches blue movies for blind people
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
the people onscreen runs alongside their dialogue In 2010, a porn book was launched for blind people - with saucy Braille and raised pictures of nudes. The new category has already has more than 200,000 views on Pornhub Among the 17... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Visual impairments won’t darken these SHS grads’ futureshis vision loss, which began in sixth grade and continues to deteriorate, by pr
Visual impairments won’t darken these SHS grads’ futures
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
his vision loss, which began in sixth grade and continues to deteriorate, by practicing self-advocacy. He uses tools like braille to keep up with coursework, and said the school’s responsiveness to his needs has allowed him to participate in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kids who are visually impaired build skills, friendships at summer campmeans going back to school. Luke and other area kids who are visually impaired
Kids who are visually impaired build skills, friendships at summer camp
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
means going back to school. Luke and other area kids who are visually impaired are spending their mornings improving their Braille reading skills and enjoying enrichment activities at the camp, which in its second year is providing four children... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Visual impairments won’t darken these SHS grads’ futureshis vision loss, which began in sixth grade and continues to deteriorate, by pr
Visual impairments won’t darken these SHS grads’ futures
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
his vision loss, which began in sixth grade and continues to deteriorate, by practicing self-advocacy. He uses tools like braille to keep up with coursework, and said the school’s responsiveness to his needs has allowed him to participate in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic medals revealed ahead of Games in BrazilParalympic medals have steel balls inside them which make noises of different p
Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic medals revealed ahead of Games in Brazil
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Paralympic medals have steel balls inside them which make noises of different pitch so visually-impaired athletes can distinguish between bronze, sliver and gold. Each medal also has 'Rio 2016 Paralympic Games' written... Read more
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SKY News
Why Young Tech Talent Should Worry Zuckerbergtargets for its latest wearable product. The youngest might be Shubham Banerje
Why Young Tech Talent Should Worry Zuckerberg
SKY News / Posted 14 days ago
targets for its latest wearable product. The youngest might be Shubham Banerjee, whose company Braigo Labs makes low-cost Braille printers. Banerjee is 14 years old. What characterises younger founders? Perhaps it's a higher appetite for risk and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look likethe medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make qui
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look like
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
the medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make quieter noises. "Rio 2016" is also etched in braille. All Olympians and Paralympians who perform well enough to make it to the podium will be awarded with other... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look likethe medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make qui
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look like
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
the medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make quieter noises. "Rio 2016" is also etched in braille. All Olympians and Paralympians who perform well enough to make it to the podium will be awarded with other... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look likethe medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make qui
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look like
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
the medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make quieter noises. "Rio 2016" is also etched in braille. All Olympians and Paralympians who perform well enough to make it to the podium will be awarded with other... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look likethe medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make qui
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look like
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
the medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make quieter noises. "Rio 2016" is also etched in braille. All Olympians and Paralympians who perform well enough to make it to the podium will be awarded with other... Read more
12 related stories
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The Hamilton Journal News
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look likethe medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make qui
Here's what the 2016 Rio Olympic medals look like
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
the medal. Gold medals make the loudest noise, while silver and bronze make quieter noises. "Rio 2016" is also etched in braille. All Olympians and Paralympians who perform well enough to make it to the podium will be awarded with other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Celebrates Vuk'uzenzele Newspaper 100th Edition162 million copies. Vuk'uzenzele also boasts the largest print run within the n
Government Celebrates Vuk'uzenzele Newspaper 100th Edition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
162 million copies. Vuk'uzenzele also boasts the largest print run within the newspaper industry. It is also available in Braille to cater for the visually impaired, with more than 51 thousand Braille copies having been produced so far. "We will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vuk'uzenzele Celebrates 100th Edition With New Look162 million copies. The newspaper also boasts the largest print run within the
Vuk'uzenzele Celebrates 100th Edition With New Look
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
162 million copies. The newspaper also boasts the largest print run within the newspaper industry. It is also available in Braille to cater for the visually impaired, with more than 51 000 Braille copies having been produced so far. "We will... Read more
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Japan Today
First Japan rep elected to U.N. disability committee ‹ Japan Todayfor the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Ishikawa has been developing screen
First Japan rep elected to U.N. disability committee ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Ishikawa has been developing screen readers, GPS navigation systems and a Braille note taker to help blind people write and read documents, as well as to use social media. In response to a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Making the case for greater access to Braille menusbe very different from the start when you find no printed menu available. The
Making the case for greater access to Braille menus
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
be very different from the start when you find no printed menu available. The Boston-based nonprofit publisher National Braille Press works with restaurants locally and nationally to create Braille menus that improve accessibility for millions... Read more
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