EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) Emporia State University is receiving more than $2 million in grants to help professionals seeking to bolster employment opportunities for people with hearing problems and autism spectrum disorders.
The university says in a news release that it has one of three programs nationwide that concentrates in working with deaf and hard-of-hearing people.
Its education department will use the grants to support students with tuition, training and professional development through 2024. Vocational rehabilitation personnel will receive online instruction leading to a master’s degree or certification.
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