Wednesday, November 30, 2005

WSU targets new approach for disabled

Accessible education for students with disabilities ...

"Wright State University has launched a graduate program that will help make education more accessible to students with disabilities — and it has a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to make sure the program's impact is felt well beyond WSU's borders.

The Technology-Based Learning with Disability Program, which kicks off in January, enlists graduate students in four other doctoral-level WSU engineering programs — biomedical sciences, computer science, engineering and human factors and industrial/organizational psychology — to search for methods and technologies to fulfill the educational needs of students of all ages who have disabilities, officials said.

The program's graduates will spread out across the country and help make education more accessible for students elsewhere, said Forouzan Golshani, director of the program and chairman of WSU's department of computer science and engineering."   continued ...   (Via Dayton Daily News)

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