Faculty awarded increased funding for Blindness Skills Specialist Program
Aundrayah Shermer, blindness skills specialist at Missouri State University was awarded increased grant funding in the amount of $2,258.49 from the U.S. Department of Education for the Blindness Skills Specialist Program through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
The goal of this program is to enhance the educational performance of students who are blind or visually impaired.
The blindness skills specialist is available to help teachers modify and design instruction in all subject areas, unique to students who are visually impaired.
For more information, contact Shermer at (417) 836-8872
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