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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chula centenary brings impressive new green space to Bangkokwheelchair and also those who are visually impaired," she said, adding that inf
Chula centenary brings impressive new green space to Bangkok
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 minutes ago
wheelchair and also those who are visually impaired," she said, adding that information boards and signs will also include braille. Get full Bangkok Post printed newspaper experience on your digital devices with Bangkok Post e-newspaper. Try it... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Legally blind boy sees mom for first time with eSightabout five inches from his face. When it comes to school, he can't see the blac
Legally blind boy sees mom for first time with eSight
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 hours ago
about five inches from his face. When it comes to school, he can't see the blackboard but is able to do his homework in Braille with a special typewriter. Thanks to technology, Chris can see! It's called eSight, a special set of electronic... Read more
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ABC News
Legally Blind Boy Sees Mom for First Timeback. And thanks in part to special tools like he's tight writer that he uses t
Legally Blind Boy Sees Mom for First Time
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
back. And thanks in part to special tools like he's tight writer that he uses to complete. All of his school assignments in braille. We were always under the impression that he was just on. Remain like this the rest of his life. But then a... Read more
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FOX News
Digital glasses help 12-old blind boy see mom for first timeon this... While they wait for enough money to buy the glasses, Hackely said W
Digital glasses help 12-old blind boy see mom for first time
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
on this... While they wait for enough money to buy the glasses, Hackely said Ward would rely on techniques he’s already learned in school to help keep up with classmates. He uses a Braille typewriter for homework and an abacus for math... Read more
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chad
Chad Pride Awards announced as we celebrate our unsung heroesage of three, which left him educationally blind. He now has to attend regular
Chad Pride Awards announced as we celebrate our unsung heroes
chad / Posted 12 hours ago
age of three, which left him educationally blind. He now has to attend regular lessons to get used to using a cane, read braille and maintain his mobility and independence. He found his new classes difficult, but has helped to set up a club at... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Legally Blind 5th Grader Sees Mother for 1st Time Through Electronic Glassesas getting more chances to stay in regular classes and learning how to read and
Legally Blind 5th Grader Sees Mother for 1st Time Through Electronic Glasses
WAOW Wausau / Posted 18 hours ago
as getting more chances to stay in regular classes and learning how to read and write print. Currently, Ward has to use a braille reader and writer to communicate through text, Hackley said. "Christopher is just a very loving kid, always happy... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 18 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 20 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Legally blind boy, 12, is able to see his mother for the first timecan't see all that clearly.' She hopes that it will help him learn how to read
Legally blind boy, 12, is able to see his mother for the first time
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
can't see all that clearly.' She hopes that it will help him learn how to read and write print, as he currently uses a braille reader and writer (above) to communicate through text, she explained So far, more than $25,000 has been donated... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 23 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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ajc.com
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
ajc.com / Posted 23 hours ago
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first timefor the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully devel
Digital glasses allow 5th grader to see mother for first time
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
for the first time thanks to electronic glasses. Ward's eyes never fully developed, so he is forced to do homework using a Braille typewriter and calculations for math using an abacus. Recently Marquita Hackley, Ward's mother, travelled to... Read more
17 related stories
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ABC News
Legally Blind 5th Grader Sees Mom for 1st Time With Electronic Glassesas getting more chances to stay in regular classes and learning how to read and
Legally Blind 5th Grader Sees Mom for 1st Time With Electronic Glasses
ABC News / Posted yesterday
as getting more chances to stay in regular classes and learning how to read and write print. Currently, Ward has to use a braille reader and writer to communicate through text, Hackley said. "Christopher is just a very loving kid, always happy... Read more
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Havre Daily News
William Raymond Ulmerblindness. Bill had courage, optimism and an adventurous spirit and did not let
William Raymond Ulmer
Havre Daily News / Posted yesterday
blindness. Bill had courage, optimism and an adventurous spirit and did not let blindness define him. He taught himself braille, how to use a computer and even used a power saw to make birdhouses while blind. He helped others and inspired those... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Disaster Damage in Gregg County - AUSTIN – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Hardin True Value in Gregg County. S...and other natural disasters. If you are a person with a disability and need an
FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Disaster Damage in Gregg County - AUSTIN – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Hardin True Value in Gregg County. S...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
and other natural disasters. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to access materials such as Braille, large print, or ASL interpreters, please let our representatives know. More information about strengthening property... Read more
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Business Wire
Stratasys Selects Scholarship Winners for the 2016 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing ChallengeIntelligent Waterbots, Jason Fontaine; San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX, USA
Stratasys Selects Scholarship Winners for the 2016 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Intelligent Waterbots, Jason Fontaine; San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX, USA Make a Difference Winner: 3D Printed Braille Alphabet, Marco Magaña; ITESM Puebla, Cuernavaca, Mexico Stratasys will award first place winners a $2,500... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
End of the Road in Sight for NFVIprospective learners, who need to undergo the rehabilitation programme which eq
End of the Road in Sight for NFVI
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
prospective learners, who need to undergo the rehabilitation programme which equips the visually impaired with mobility and braille training, as well as support for daily living activities and computer training. The organisation was established in... Read more
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CNET
Thai university creates cheap, touchable ink for the blindTouchable Ink, this new ink has the ability to rise when heated, turning what w
Thai university creates cheap, touchable ink for the blind
CNET / Posted yesterday
Touchable Ink, this new ink has the ability to rise when heated, turning what would normally be a flat row of printed Braille letters to an embossed version readable by fingers, according to a media release. Developed in conjunction with... Read more
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People Magazine
Grandfather Asks Granddaughter with Rare, Terminal Disease to Prom: 'She's Just Worthy of Love'going to a ball." The pastor invited his granddaughter to the event he called
Grandfather Asks Granddaughter with Rare, Terminal Disease to Prom: 'She's Just Worthy of Love'
People Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
going to a ball." The pastor invited his granddaughter to the event he called a "ball" with a formal invitation written in Braille in a card she could feel. "He invited her to the ball and she just lit up" her mom, Laura Wahlstrom recalled to... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Blind Friend Caught in the Webtrying to participate in the digital revolution. In a telephone interview, he
Blind Friend Caught in the Web
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 2 days ago
trying to participate in the digital revolution. In a telephone interview, he said, "In terms of print, I learned to read Braille when I started school years ago. I was fortunate to have a teacher who taught it. I was able to get a lot of my books... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blind Community Fights to Stay Onare staying," he stated. Nghipandulwa said the federation has managed to secur
Blind Community Fights to Stay On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
are staying," he stated. Nghipandulwa said the federation has managed to secure funds through its production of books in Braille, as well as printing the constitution in Braille for organisations such as Namcol. "We raised about N$50 000, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Never Too Young for DemocracyEducation Deputy Minister Enver Surty said he is encouraged that the commission
Never Too Young for Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Education Deputy Minister Enver Surty said he is encouraged that the commission has taken it upon itself to have a Braille translation of the material they give to learners. "Inclusivity is certainly the cornerstone of our democracy.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Through the eyes of the blind: Two Oklahomans share their storiesand family. Though she can’t see her iPhone screen because she is legally blind
Through the eyes of the blind: Two Oklahomans share their stories
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
and family. Though she can’t see her iPhone screen because she is legally blind due to Retinitis Pigmentosa, Ng uses a Braille device to translate all the text on her phone into Braille, which she can read. The bus ride to work, less than 10... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Self-advocacy key for college-bound special education studentsaccommodations. Certain students with learning disabilities may need extended t
Self-advocacy key for college-bound special education students
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
accommodations. Certain students with learning disabilities may need extended time on exams; the visually impaired may need braille while students with sleeping disorders may need excused absences because.At University of Delaware, an estimated... Read more
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Dover Post
Self-advocacy key for college-bound special education studentsaccommodations. Certain students with learning disabilities may need extended t
Self-advocacy key for college-bound special education students
Dover Post / Posted 3 days ago
accommodations. Certain students with learning disabilities may need extended time on exams; the visually impaired may need braille while students with sleeping disorders may need excused absences because.At University of Delaware, an estimated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission On 2016 Schools Democracy Weekour democracy. "Specifically, I am further encouraged, humbled in fact, that th
Electoral Commission On 2016 Schools Democracy Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
our democracy. "Specifically, I am further encouraged, humbled in fact, that the IEC has taken it upon themselves to have a braille translation of the material and have distributed this to all schools across the country that cater for learners with... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
The life of a young tech prodigyasked his parents, "How do they read?" They simply told him, “Google it”, so h
The life of a young tech prodigy
Ball State Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
asked his parents, "How do they read?" They simply told him, “Google it”, so he did and found that the blind read using Braille. This reading system uses dots arranged in a rectangular cell, three dots high and two across, to form letters that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Police and Court (Your Legal Rights) Workshopplease advise us by Tuesday 17 May 2016.• Please let us know if you require wri
Police and Court (Your Legal Rights) Workshop
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
please advise us by Tuesday 17 May 2016.• Please let us know if you require written resources ahead of time for your braille reader.• If you need workshop material adapted for your understanding, you are welcome to bring a support person,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Blind law students file suit against Dallas bar exam prep companyArchitect” feature, which helps students write better for the essay portion of
Blind law students file suit against Dallas bar exam prep company
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
Architect” feature, which helps students write better for the essay portion of the bar exam.Stanley also claims that the Braille in BarBri’s Conviser “mini review” book, which provides an outline of materials that students should study for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taking Democracy to SchoolsCommission's website and since 2015 the two booklets, Not too Young and Becomin
Taking Democracy to Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Commission's website and since 2015 the two booklets, Not too Young and Becoming a good Citizen, are also available in Braille and audio. In addition, participating schools will be furnished with materials to set up mock voting stations with... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Goldman’s tech chief pushes company to be more open, like himbehind the desk. There is the rose-petal birthday present from his husband — a
Goldman’s tech chief pushes company to be more open, like him
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
behind the desk. There is the rose-petal birthday present from his husband — a framed card that says “I love you” in Braille. Below that stands a picture of a wiry terrier named Galahad, acquired as a “sobriety dog” when Chavez stopped... Read more
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Herald Sun
The cricketer who summoned Anzac spiritcricket again though he lived on to the age of 67. He received an MBE for his c
The cricketer who summoned Anzac spirit
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
cricket again though he lived on to the age of 67. He received an MBE for his commitment to teaching blind prisoners braille during the war. Miller, who so loved Beethoven that he once flew over his birthplace Bonn during a bombing mission... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The cricketer who summoned Anzac spiritcricket again though he lived on to the age of 67. He received an MBE for his c
The cricketer who summoned Anzac spirit
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
cricket again though he lived on to the age of 67. He received an MBE for his commitment to teaching blind prisoners braille during the war. Miller, who so loved Beethoven that he once flew over his birthplace Bonn during a bombing mission... Read more
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The Star
Blind and deaf 72-old woman who inspired Eric Khoo's movieher. An extraordinary chain of events saw her enrolled not only at the Singapo
Blind and deaf 72-old woman who inspired Eric Khoo's movie
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
her. An extraordinary chain of events saw her enrolled not only at the Singapore School for the Blind, where she learnt Braille, but also at the Perkins School for the Blind in the United States in 1960, where she learnt how to pronounce English... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Faces in the newsfor blind and visually impaired students to compete with each other in skills r
Faces in the news
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
for blind and visually impaired students to compete with each other in skills related to their assistive technology such as Braille Writing, Notetaker, Word, Excel, Internet, telescope, calculator and abacus.Witten won third place in Braille 1, and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Blind deserve privacy, toobe kept confidential. I recently changed my dental health care provider and as
Blind deserve privacy, too
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
be kept confidential. I recently changed my dental health care provider and asked the company to send a copy of my plan in Braille. They said, “Oh, we don’t do that. Don’t you have someone at home who can read it to you?” A few months ago, I was... Read more
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Unicef
After the earthquake, schoolchildren in Nepal adjust to a new realitybeen in charge of the boarding house for over 15 years. Sharmila and Ashmita w
After the earthquake, schoolchildren in Nepal adjust to a new reality
Unicef / Posted 7 days ago
been in charge of the boarding house for over 15 years. Sharmila and Ashmita walk back to the tent together, take their braille boards out, and start writing. “Last minute preparation for our test today,” Sharmila says with a smile. Sharmila’s... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Gregg County - AUSTIN – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at The Home Depot in Gregg County. Speci...and other natural disasters. If you are a person with a disability and need an
FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Gregg County - AUSTIN – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at The Home Depot in Gregg County. Speci...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
and other natural disasters. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to access materials such as Braille, large print, or ASL interpreters, please let our representatives know. More information about strengthening property... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission On Empowering Young CitizensCommission's website and since 2015 the two booklets, Not too Young and Becomin
Electoral Commission On Empowering Young Citizens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Commission's website and since 2015 the two booklets, Not too Young and Becoming a good Citizen, are also available in Braille and audio. In addition, participating schools will be furnished with materials to set up mock voting stations with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taxi reform is a blow for low vision New Zealandersrules for taxis means they won't have to display information about fares, manda
Taxi reform is a blow for low vision New Zealanders
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
rules for taxis means they won't have to display information about fares, mandatory branding, or information supplied in braille.“Braille is a vital tool for blind and low vision people. Having braille in all taxis allows us to travel more... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Community unites to give dying girl a prom with grandpaone thing that Lydia knows and that's grandpa loves her," Laura Wahlstrom, Lydi
Community unites to give dying girl a prom with grandpa
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
one thing that Lydia knows and that's grandpa loves her," Laura Wahlstrom, Lydia's mother, said. On the inside, written in Braille, was an invitation from her grandfather, Pastor Paul Magelssen. "He invited her to the ball and she just lit up,"... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
90 year old visiting 90 towns to raise $90,000 for the blindHendry has many tales to tell of his grandfather but is most proud of his work
90 year old visiting 90 towns to raise $90,000 for the blind
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Hendry has many tales to tell of his grandfather but is most proud of his work for the blind. “He taught himself to read braille and set out to become an itinerant teacher of the blind,’ he said. “In 1884, at the age of 24, Andrew Hendry founded... Read more
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CBS News
Community unites to give dying girl a prom with grandpaone thing that Lydia knows and that's grandpa loves her," Laura Wahlstrom, Lydi
Community unites to give dying girl a prom with grandpa
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
one thing that Lydia knows and that's grandpa loves her," Laura Wahlstrom, Lydia's mother, said. On the inside, written in Braille, was an invitation from her grandfather, Pastor Paul Magelssen. "He invited her to the ball and she just lit up,"... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Natives & Newcomers hosting rummage, bake sale April 23scholarship and a $500 Carson High School scholarship as well as local charitie
Carson City Natives & Newcomers hosting rummage, bake sale April 23
Nevada Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
scholarship and a $500 Carson High School scholarship as well as local charities. The club also uses funds to provide braille playing cards to the visually impaired throughout the United States and other countries at no cost to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Businesses providing a shocking lack of facilities for the disabledresearch also found that only 12% of North West SME businesses currently provid
Businesses providing a shocking lack of facilities for the disabled
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
research also found that only 12% of North West SME businesses currently provides written communications in braille, and 17% in audio, while only 37% have signs that are easy to read – in high-contrast and in large type. This is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Limpopo Education Department - More Money, Same Problems300 teachers to be able to teach learners with special needs, including 200 ser
Limpopo Education Department - More Money, Same Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
300 teachers to be able to teach learners with special needs, including 200 serving educators who will receive training in Braille and sign language. However, there is no real clarity around these programmes. It is not clear whether the programmes... Read more
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