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Contents

Government & Advocacy


Sports

  • 2008 - Canada's Mobility Cup 2008, an international regatta for sailors with disabilities, opens in Montreal, Canada.[2]


Technology

  • 2003 - Ossur released the Low Profile Vari-Flex, a prosthetic foot designed for amputees with a low build height.[3]


Deaths

  • 1999 - Byron Benton Burnes - American teacher and deaf advocate. 16th President of the National Association of the Deaf from 1946 to 1964, the longest presidential tenure so far. Teacher at the California School for the Deaf.[4]


References

  1. "Historical Timeline." National Association of the Deaf. Accessed on February 28, 2008.
  2. "Notice of Race." Mobility Cup. 2008. Accessed on May 22, 2008.
  3. Ossur hf. "Ossur Introduces Low Profile Vari-Flex(r) New Flex-Foot® Specifically Designed for Amputees Requiring a Low Build Height." Press Release. August 25, 2003. Accessed on March 8, 2008.
  4. "Anniversaries." The Red Notebook. Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action. Accessed on February 28, 2008.