American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ED Announces Funding Opportunities Related to Assistive Technologies

(June 20, 2012)

The Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services has announced funding opportunities to support the establishment and operation of three model demonstration projects that would assist IDEA Part C and Part B preschool programs in implementing and evaluating models that promote and sustain promising practices for the effective use of assistive technology by infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities, to improve their functional outcomes. The notice was posted in the June 4, 2012, Federal Register under Applications for New Awards: Technology and Media Services for Individuals With Disabilities—Models Promoting Young Children's Use of Assistive Technology [PDF].

The deadline for grant applications is July 19, 2012. For additional information, contact Ingrida Lusis, ASHA's director of federal and political advocacy, at ilusis@asha.org.


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