University Of Arizona Gets Money To Train Specialists To Help Students With Hearing, Vision Impairments
The University of Arizona recently received two federal grants, worth nearly a combined $4 million to train specialists who will work with students with visual and hearing impairments.
The grants reflect a growing need for these specialists across the country and in Arizona. We frequently hear about the teacher shortage, but the next guest on The Show says the issue is amplified among these educational interpreters.
Kristen Rex is assistant superintendent at the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and she spoke to The Show about the issue.