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Jan 23, 2014, 18:42 ET
Peter A. Mindnich is set to become the sixth President of Braille Institute of America, Inc., effective March 15, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America)

Braille Institute of America Announces Appointment of President Peter A. Mindnich

 Braille Institute of America, Inc., announced today the appointment of Peter A. Mindnich, MSW, MBA, to the role of President of the...

Jun 22, 2013, 15:36 ET
Top blind students from across the U.S. and Canada celebrate at the Opening Ceremony of the 13th Annual National Braille Challenge.  (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America)

Nation's Braille Whiz Kids Compete in Unique Academic Competition

On Saturday, June 22, the top blind students from across the United States and Canada met in Los Angeles to put...

Jun 21, 2013, 16:26 ET

Putting Their Skills To The Test: Nation's top blind students come to Los Angeles to compete in unique academic competition

 On Saturday, June 22, the top blind students from across the United States and Canada will meet in Los Angeles to put their knowledge of the...

Jun 23, 2012, 16:14 ET
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Nation's Braille Whiz Kids Compete in Unique Academic Competition

 On Saturday, June 23, the top blind students from across the United States and Canada met in Los Angeles to put their knowledge of the...

Jun 21, 2012, 13:30 ET
Braille Institute of America, Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America, Inc.)

Putting Their Skills To The Test: Nation's top blind students come to Los Angeles to compete in unique academic competition

 It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised dot reading that would change the lives of blind people the world...

Jun 19, 2012, 14:09 ET
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Nation's top blind students come to Los Angeles to compete in unique academic competition

Putting Their Skills To The Test It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised dot reading that would change...

Jun 25, 2011, 15:51 ET
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Nation's Top Blind Students Compete in Unique Competition

It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised dot writing for blind people. Many people see the little dots as...

Jun 24, 2011, 13:05 ET
Braille Institute of America, Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America, Inc.)

Putting Their Braille Skills To The Test

Nation's Top Blind Students To Compete In Unique Academic Competition It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised...

Jun 23, 2011, 14:47 ET
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National Braille Challenge Competition Comes to Los Angeles

Nation's Top Blind Students To Compete In Unique Academic Competition On Saturday, June 25, the top blind students from across the United States...

Jun 26, 2010, 14:41 ET
Nation's top blind students cheer and wave as they prepare to compete in the 10th Annual National Braille Challenge competition.  (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America)

National Braille Challenge Competition Comes to Los Angeles

It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised dot writing for blind people. Many people see the little dots as...

Jun 22, 2010, 13:09 ET
Braille Institute of America, Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America, Inc.)

Nation's Top Blind Students to Compete in Unique Academic Competition

It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised dot writing for blind people. Many people see the little dots as...

Jun 21, 2010, 15:54 ET
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 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 06/18/2009

Putting Their Braille Skills to the Test

Nation's Top Blind Students To Compete In Unique Academic Competition It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised...

Jan 21, 2010, 13:28 ET
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 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 06/18/2009

Braille Institute Addresses Growing Community Need with Public Education Campaign

Although there is controversy over almost every detail of health reform legislation, no one disputes the inescapable fact underlying the deepening...

Jun 20, 2009, 14:51 ET
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The top blind and visually impaired students from across the U.S. and Canada meet in Los Angeles to compete in the 9th Annual Braille Challenge Competition. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America)[DB]
 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 06/20/2009

Putting Their Braille Skills to the Test: Nation's Top Blind Students Compete in Unique Academic Competition

On Saturday, June 20, the top blind students from across the United States and Canada put their knowledge of the braille code to the test in the...

Jun 18, 2009, 14:35 ET
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Braille Institute of America, Inc. logo. (PRNewsFoto/Braille Institute of America, Inc.)[TK]
 LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES
 06/18/2009

Putting Their Braille Skills To The Test

Nation's Top Blind Students To Compete In Unique Academic Competition It has been nearly 200 years since Louis Braille created a system of raised...

Jun 28, 2008, 01:00 ET

Putting Their Braille Skills to the Test: Nation's Top Blind Students Compete in Unique Academic Competition

LOS ANGELES, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the literacy issues in America, braille literacy is one of the most underrated. Most...

Jun 26, 2008, 01:00 ET

Putting Their Braille Skills To The Test

LOS ANGELES, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the literacy issues in America, braille literacy is one of the most underrated. Most...

Jun 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Bumpy Road To Success

LOS ANGELES, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the literacy issues in America, braille literacy is one of the most underrated. Most...

Jun 23, 2007, 01:00 ET
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U.S. Preventive Medicine's full-page advertisement in the International Edition of the June 21, 2007 Wall Street Journal. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Preventive Medicine)[SB]
 ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
 06/24/2007

Blind Kids Follow the Dots to Success

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the literacy issues in America, braille literacy is one of the most underrated. Most...

Jun 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

The Bumpy Road to Success

LOS ANGELES, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the literacy issues in America, braille literacy is one of the most underrated. Most...

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