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Blind and partially sighted children get a response from Santa in Braille.





December 14, 2005.
Canada NewsWire.




Telbec/ - T-Base Communications has partnered with Canada Post by assisting them in responding in Braille to letters to Santa received from blind and partially sighted children from around the world. T- Base Communications offers this service to Canada Post at no charge and helps Santa respond to children directly, replying to wish lists on a daily basis.


"We are delighted to offer this complimentary service to Canada Post in the spirit of the holidays." says Sharlyn Ayotte, President and CEO of T-Base Communications. "The ability to respond in Braille gives blind and partially sighted kids the opportunity to experience the thrill of receiving a letter from Santa. It's a very rewarding partnership," adds Ayotte.


Canada Post receives more than one million letters to Santa each year and the number of Braille letters arriving is increasing substantially. Blind and partially sighted children are encouraged to send their letters in Braille with the return address of their home or school to Santa at his North Pole home: SANTA CLAUS, NORTH POLE, H0H 0H0, CANADA.


T-Base Communications has been providing listen-ready and touch-ready contractual and customer management materials for government and industry since 1994. With locations in Canada and the United States, T-Base Communications provides North American companies with alternate format communication services for their blind and partially sighted customers.


For further information: Deanna White, Marketing Manager, T-Base Communications, (613) 236-0866 Ext. 231, email: dwhite@tbase.com



Source URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2005/14/c0458.html.




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