Computers Aid Children with Disabilities

Posted by marmara on September 5, 2010

In El Cerrito, California a group of parents, teachers and developers of assistive technology joined forces in 1983 and created the Disabled Children’s Computer Group (DCCG) with the goal of using computer technology to help those with disabilities to more easily speak, write, read, learn, and become a participant in the larger world around them.

Steve and Jackie Brand spearheaded the efforts to develop ways that computers could be used to assist adults and children with disabilities. They were inspired by the needs of their own daughter, Shoshana, who they felt could benefit enormously with the assisted technologies that computers had the potential to offer. Steve Brand took a sabbatical off from his job at Berkeley High School, and with his friend Steve Gensler they developed a large, flat keyboard for use by someone with fine motor skill deficits.

With their initial success the Brands decided to share what they learned about assisted technology with others in similar circumstances. Their first community wide meeting was held in Berkeley and attended by over 100 interested parents, teachers, computer experts, and adults with disabilities. In 1985 the DCCG was granted non-profit status, and was soon being contacted from people across the country. Apple computer company was an early sponsor, and they developed the original Apple IIe which could say text out-loud when an Echo Speech Synthesizer was hooked up to it and appropriate software from UCLA was developed.

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Derek Gehl

Posted by marmara on May 27, 2016

Then point your particular areas of interest and skills in a list. Sounds difficult? Don’t worry, am going to make this easy for you. Derek Gehl to find special skills questionnaire. The following questions are designed to make you think about those issues that really excite you. 1.

Do you practice any sport? 2. See David J. Bershad for more details and insights. What if you have a million dollars and a week of time free, you would do? Point the first activities that will come to mind. 3 What web sites visit is when surfing the internet? Do topics cover? 4. David Bershad is actively involved in the matter. What have you won a trophy or prize ever? Why is it won? 5. What you has been postulated ever to perform some community service? Do you what he did? 6 Do you have pets? What kinds? 7. Do you have children? What better makes about being a father? What have you found most challenging? 8. Do you have any kind of specialized education? Have you taken classes on a topic that you like? Do you have any kind of continuing academic education? 9.

What has you offered is how to volunteer anywhere? What he learned through this experience? 10 Have you ever has gone through a particularly challenging experience, and has become stronger than before? What was it challenging? And what did to overcome it? 11 What perpetual achievement are you most proud? What did you learn from this experience? 12 Do you have first hand knowledge about any medical illness or problem? Do in this case, what? 13. Do you collect something? In that case, what you collect? 14 What TV programs do you enjoy more? Do hear what kind of music? Do you attend theater events or other events related to the arts? 15. Why something exists what has always wanted really do or learn more about it, but? has it simply not had time? Once you have finished, give answers to these 15 questions, pay special attention to that received a positive reply strongest part of him.

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Posted by marmara on May 25, 2016

The guaranteed obligation of which it is spoken when it is tried to acquire money by means of mortgages, it consists of having to give back a granted credit, or a given loan, plus the accessory responsibilities product of the possession, that are determined using three fundamental variables: Capital: sum of money given by the indebted creditor to the hypothecating one. David Bershad may help you with your research. The amount of the debited capital usually is smaller than the value of accomplishment of the mortgaged property. Term: time that will take the return from the capital and its accessories. The return of the loan is realised through periodic payments until giving back the capital asked for added to all the accumulated interests during the agreed time to give back the main one. If you are not convinced, visit David Bershad. Interest: annual percentage that is due to pay to the mortgagee or financial organization for gains of the capital.

The type of interest can be fixed as well (maintains its value throughout all the term of the loan) or variable (its S-value is reviewed periodically). The 3 previous variables, obtain that them when asking information on plans of mortgages in banks, allows to know which will be the gains that the financial organization will obtain is possible to realise the calculations to know which will be the gains the organization by the concession of the loan and which will be the quota that must pay monthly until amortizing it totally. where the term must be expressed in months and the interest must be mensualizado. The result of this formula will allow him to consider the quota that will acquire the financial organization to him under the conditions by means of which it granted the hypothecating loan to him. Original author and source of the article

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I Have Hair Again – Why Wigs Are Better Than Their Reputation

Posted by marmara on May 22, 2016

Carnival, party, thinning hair or even baldness? For whatever reason people have decided, to adorn themselves with borrowed plumes, there is a wig for every occassion. In today’s very appearance-conscious society, hair loss for women and young men has a strong psychological impact so why stick our heads in the sand when there is a great alternative? True, the talk is of tomorrow but we know they mean wigs. There are almost infinite number of ways, shapes and cuts. On for example, there are some popular hairstyles of famous personalities. Gone are the days where the toupee was still visible from a distance as such.

The Mercedes of the hair pieces consists of hair, is hand-woven with film approach – looks great, it also has its price. It’s also cheaper, with artificial hair and not so complex processing, of course, the price decreases, but also the life span. For beginners, here is a short term Explanation: Hair – A kind of tulle, over which the hair is hand knotted individually. This will see more natural hair styles. This is the best but most expensive method.

Weave – The Tress processing multiple wefts (hair strands) to a hair tress, so that a curtain of hair. Whether synthetic hair or human hair, decides the budget and type of use. Daily use wigs, you may carry the whole day, should be made of human hair. These have a longer shelf life and are more natural than their counterparts from artificial hair. Who wigs for only 5 Season needs, can then resort to the cheaper synthetic hair pieces. Okay, I’ve decided to wear a wig. What should I do? If you like absolutely no hats and caps, is with the hair prostheses not happy. Furthermore, one should first consider how much you are willing to spend. Respectively check with the insurance company whether and in what amount they will pay any costs. Yes you can toupees and hair pieces on Get recipe. If the cost issue clarified, we should let the dealer he trusts to contact and consult individually.

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Individual Protection

Posted by marmara on May 20, 2016

The security in the work today is a subject sufficiently prioritized. Well-being and the protection of the worker if had become subject of relevance in any company. In this direction, diverse they are the industrial activities and sectors that require the use of EPIs (equipment of individual protection). As example of these, we can cite the security footwear. The equipment of individual protection enters, the security footwear is of basic importance.

These shoes and boots are made of highly resistant materials, adjusted to most different environments and sectors. Eliot Lauer has much to offer in this field. The security footwear is resistant the materials as water, ink, derived from the chemical oil, ores, products, among others. They also serve for protection against fall of objects, electric shocks, thermal or cutting perforations, agents. These equipment of protection must be supplied by the company, aiming at the protection of its employees. It must have training to teach the correct use of footwear and too much equipment, as protective auditory, helmets, clothes, gloves, eyeglasses and others. The security footwear can be manufactured from different materials (rubber, leather, PVC, etc.).

The companies of tip of the sector are always intent to the best materials aiming at bigger durability and the protection of the workers. A good footwear will have a long useful life. These footwear could be used in agriculture, for the application of herbicidas, or also for protection of workers in the cut of the sugar cane, for example. In industries of high technology (electronic and electronic micron), chemical, warlike industry, among others, could be used antistatic footwear for reduction of risks. Beyond these sectors, it has paved of security special for hospitals, kitchens of restaurants, pharmacies, laboratories, food industries, where a special care with the hygiene is necessary. These shoes generally possess sole anti-microbes and can possess or it does not biwant of steel or plastic for bigger protection of the workers. It has other footwear highly specialized, as the used boots for firemen, whom they need to have a great resistance the high temperatures. The solados ones of the security footwear generally are antiskid and with system of impact absorption. Today it has many companies who if dedicate to the manufacture and sales of security footwear, as well as too much equipment of protection to the workers of the different industries. These products could be found in store of materials of construction, agricultural tools or materials, or more easily in the Internet. Generally the number of pairs of ordered footwear will be able to have a discounting in accordance with, having possibility to find in the Brazilian market the most diverse models, imported or not.

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Public Transport

Posted by marmara on May 20, 2016

The passenger – a special category, primarily because the passenger 'honor code' exists regardless of the rules of politeness. Here comes the bus, and, without giving the passengers to leave, a young woman with a child, pushing around in a hurry to 'capture' a free place to put a child of ten years. That bus is an elderly woman with shopping bag, and sitting next to a young man. Such scenes are common, especially in the hour 'peak'. Created impression that the passengers of the rules of conduct do not exist, but as is often the journey begins with the day and spoiled the mood, divorced button cause poor health and low performance. Do these rules are so complex that it is difficult to always be tactful and attentive? Not at all, they are so simple that they are easy to remember: at the entrance to the trolley, bus, taxi, first give the opportunity to go (do not bother with the door) and then enter yourself. Upon entering, not delayed by the door.

Even if you go to the next stop. In this case it is better to enter the last. A man should skip ahead a woman an elderly man, a disabled person, and if necessary, help them when planting. If the transport is crowded, try to stand so that as little as possible to interfere with others, not put your elbows, do not hold hands in their pockets and, of course, not left to shoulder a large gym bag and backpack, they must be removed and put at the feet. Young man and young woman must give way to the elderly, pregnant women, women with small children (in this case woman should take herself and the child sit on his lap), a disabled person. You can give place to the words 'please be seated', 'I beg you, take'.

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Posted by marmara on May 16, 2016

It would be useful if the proprietors of Blogs often realized of which the people are interested in the information which they can provide and it would like to form a relation with the writer. Nevertheless, this means the writer must maintain its part of the treatment and provide valuable information to its readers. Speaking of content, if the creation of a Blog is considered, to think about a subject that has material sufficient and interesting to debate, or politician, nonsense, deport, music, religion, as to make money in Internet and many others he is but the recommendable thing more, remembers that many of these subjects can get to be controversiales and to the people enchants to them to debate on these. Add to your understanding with PCRM. Another common problem with the Blogs is the characteristic of the commentaries. He is practically useless in many cases, a great number of proprietors of Blogs have a place available for commentaries, but many are not bothered in responding to the placed commentaries. It is difficult to create a good community of readers if it lets to them feel the sensation of which they feel insignificant or ignored. The world of the Blogs can be fresh, interesting and exciting.

Nevertheless the work of the writers must be constant and with excellent responsibility to create Blogs that is useful for an ample range of people. The rooms of chat were created to chat and intimate conversations, unlike the Blogs that are for creating a community which they can share the information and the passion on diverse subjects. If the writers they would center more in the number of readers than in themselves, the Blogs would be better for all. If you want to have a Weblog as the Professionals uses WordPress.

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Natural Resources

Posted by marmara on May 6, 2016

Now the old burned-out energy-saving light bulbs will be replaced at all sites in Moscow, utilities are carried out from the city budget. Ordinary light bulbs city authorities will stop buying from October 1 this year. Despite the fact that these lamps more expensive than usual, authorities expect to achieve savings through greater service life and lower energy consumption by such lights. Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Recall that in Russia in order to improve Energy may be banned from circulation incandescent bulbs from January 1, 2011 – with such a statement was made shortly before President Dmitry Medvedev. Head of Ministry of Environment has promised to intercede for Khimki Forest Head Ministry of Natural Resources Yuri Trutnev promised to help the defenders of Khimki forest and said that his ministry – the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment – will address the Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Agriculture requesting a review of the project location high-speed motorway "Moscow-St.Petersburg 'to save the park Khimki.

This was the minister said at a meeting with environmentalists and advocates of Khimki forest, during which the Minister has been demonstrated placement of the existing project road, which is eight kilometers away deep into the forest and includes a large-scale deforestation. Representatives of environmental organizations, the Minister said that there are alternative, more cautious with respect to the nature of road construction options. The Minister pointed out that if you can save forest, it needs to be done, and the track for the sake of Khimki forest to migrate and He, by the Ministry of Natural Resources, will facilitate this. . Additional information is available at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP.

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Behind The Swine Flu

Posted by marmara on May 5, 2016

In the war of the Peloponnesus, 430 ac, an unknown agent decimated a quarter of armies in dispute, never identified him today the world Organization of the health-who-, to the A-H1N1 Virus, as the one impending Etiologic Agent has identified pandemic influenza or Influenza, unfairly called swine fever (that took refuge in this animal, after the pandemic of 1910), which has caused hundreds of thousands deaths do not, but holders of all caliber, almost as if we were in the Introit of the end of the world what is really behind this supposed pandemic?, let’s see some facts: 1,-the Etiologic Agent is a VIRUS, as in the case of AIDS, hepatitis B and C, colds, influenza or flu or Influenza (Italian word that means the same thing)Measles etc., these are entities that are on the edge of life that the biologists still argue if they are alive or not, be it whatever, cause epidemics, endemic diseases and pandemics! causing millions of deaths, it is clear that these Virus(que en) Latin means poison) is one of the main enemies of humanity and all forms of life on the face of the Earth 2.-According to the history of the world, has been epidemics and pandemics, as Justinian in the year 540 DC, which took to the grave to 20% of the population of that era, the black plague that ravaged Europe in the years 1346 and 1361 that resulted in 24 million deaddo, cholera in Russia that killed a million people, the Spanish flu that swept through Europe in 1910 that killed 25 million human, as the Asian flu that killed 70,000 people in the USA in 1957 currently we are far from such mortality, to alarm us as us are alarming suspiciously, will that man is better prepared?, perhaps! but does not seem tobecause just the specific strain is identified and there is no vaccine against it, only prevention of complications and symptomatic therapy. . .

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Parque Juan Carlos

Posted by marmara on May 4, 2016

Huss, company that offers free service for delivery of quality products for dogs, cats and horses, collaborates with protective ACUNR in the fight against the abandonment of pets, which is worsening day by day with the crisis, being one of the sponsors of the 5th Edition of the day of the adoption. Franchises of animal feed chain joins the Association animals with a new course (, at the ceremony held on April 1 at the Parque Juan Carlos I, Madrid. A day that, in addition to offer attendees the possibility of seeing live some of their furry that they are looking for family, has counted with a Charity Bazaar and an awards ceremony for a costume contest that rewards better couple girl/o-perro, the most handsome dog, the funniest dog and a pet dog not more sympathetic. But the festive tone of the Act does not hide a concern shared by both ACUNR and Huss: economic factors are already a third reason for abandonment; a ratio that increases year after year. If you would like to know more then you should visit Eliot Lauer. And it is that, according to statistics that handles sector, municipal authorities and protective societies collected per year more than 140,000 dogs and cats of the Spanish streets. Others including Dr. Neal Barnard, offer their opinions as well.

And the Spanish protecting average occupancy now exceeds 90%, there still many cases in which saturation is evident. And while it is true that adoptions increase gradually in our society, the time of stay of pets in shelters has increased considerably. And also due to the economic difficulties of a part of Spanish society the protective have been reduced their number of partners, with the consequent loss of resources that deal with the development of its work. Founded in Sweden, in 1987, Huss has become European leader in free delivery door to door Premium food and products for the care of dogs, cats and horses. At present, there are already 35 franchisees and distributors in Spain (more than 600 in Europe), which they try to sensitize the population to an undesirable practice, as it is the abandonment of pets, disappears at once, as befits a civilized society. Huss offers individual free of food delivery service and quality products for dogs, cats and horses. Account with three important parameters to mention: it is the only company in Spain that performs free home delivery, high quality for animal products do not carry artificial colorants or preservatives and their elaboration contemplates a maximum respect for the environment, using eco-friendly material in the container.

The company seeks honest people with principles and good experience in sales or a natural ability for interpersonal relationships. The investment is 5,000 euros as entry fee. Subsequently exists a 200 euro monthly royalty, from receiving the first order, and about 1,500 euros recommended for this.

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Blog Archive

Posted by marmara on May 2, 2016

This is a book that it deserves to be read. Read and studied, therefore one is not about only plus a commentary on the calls ‘ ‘ Years of Chumbo’ ‘. Jose Carlos Bittencourt traces, in its pages, a retrospect on the vicissitudes of the journalist profession during this period. The reader who waits to see in this workmanship one ‘ ‘ he goes down lenha’ ‘ in the military? as much those that occupied the power, as its sobordinates? he has of if disappointing. Bittencourt is impartial? by the way showing one more time that she is a Journalist (thus, with high box)? simply shows the facts, says what it happened. In contrast of what many would desire, it does not take left, not ‘ ‘ he pulls the live coal for sardinha’ ‘ of nobody. The way as Bittencourt disserta surplus the implantation it AI-5 not of the edges the judgments others that not it reality of what it happened. ‘ does not have one; ‘ malhao of the Judas’ ‘ , the personal impression is not noticed, it only perceives clearly the more direct narration of the facts and its implications on the life of the people, especially on the journalistic work.

It could say that Open Archive is daily of a survivor and autobiografia where the author has as focus its work. To read more click here: Eliot Lauer. Normally, in autobiografia, of the one to notice a certain Complex of Narcissus on the part of the author. Not in the book of Bittencourt. In many stretches of its narrative, it if ‘ see themselves that; ‘ apaga’ ‘ , he looks for to leave itself to dim to allow the brightness of its colleagues of profession. Even though when he deals with its health (he had two different and sufficiently serious cancers). Bittencourt does not dedicate more than to these episodes, that would be marcantes for any one, what only some pages.

E is accurately this that becomes its book, Opened Archive, a pleasant and useful reading for any type of reader, especially for the curious ones that they would like to know as a journalist politician obtained to survive (of in the literal meaning of this verb) at a time of repression, censorship e? mainly? ‘ ‘ dedurismo’ ‘ , when professional rivalries easily could be transformed into unfounded denunciations and with the most serious consequncias. Bittencourt has a light and pleasant skill to write, becoming the reading of a subject ‘ ‘ pesado’ ‘ in a pleasant and informative reading. The writing of a good journalist and a great writer. To communicate is an art, and Bittencourt is an artist of full hand. To weave a critical one on Open Archive is a complicated mission. Of a critical one this expects exactly: the critical one. In this ours ignaro country, arquetipicamente is understood critical with a negatividade connotation. Therefore, following this principle, it is impossible to criticize Open Archive. In s conscience, this book alone can be praised. Where to buy the workmanship?

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