New Grant Targets Communication Needs of Students with Disabilities

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    • Jan
It is often thought students with severe disabilities cannot participate in all aspects of the school day, given their difficulty communicating. With the combined help of a classroom teacher and speech language-pathologist, a system can be created to help students with the most severe disabilities to have a voice, University of Kentucky researchers say. With a $1,153,016 grant from the U.S....
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    • Jan
A new $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow the University of Kentucky College of Education to uniquely prepare school personnel who are in high demand - those prepared to work with students with high-intensity learning and behavior needs. The grant, awarded through the Office of Special Education Programs, provides funding for master’s level scholars who will...