LANCASTER — The RFK Community Alliance has been awarded the Allison Keller Education Technology grant from the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism.
The grant, price $4,115, was awarded to the RFKCA for its work on the Doctor Franklin Perkins School, which serves college students recognized with autism spectrum dysfunction and different particular training necessities. The funds can be used to offer state-of-the-art classroom know-how and enrich the training expertise of roughly 70 college students recognized with autism spectrum dysfunction, in accordance with a press launch.
RFKCA Chief Academic Officer Cindy Wing emphasised the significance of an up-to-date classroom of their work on the Doctor Franklin Perkins School and shared her pleasure on receiving the grant.
“We are thrilled to receive this grant, which will support our middle school students with ASD,” Wing mentioned. “In a world driven by technology, it is important that we have the proper technology tools for our students and educators to access, which will complement their learning here at DFPS.”
Later, Nick Savarese, govt director of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, shared his appreciation for the RFK Community Alliance and its work on the Doctor Franklin Perkins School.
“The Flutie Foundation Allison Keller Education Technology Grants help our partner agencies address a variety of significant needs in the autism community,” Savarese mentioned. “Programs like these are helping people on the autism spectrum live life to the fullest and we are proud to support their efforts.”
Based in Lancaster, the aim of the RFK Community Alliance is to advertise significant and sustained well-being for youngsters, youth, and adults going through instructional, developmental, psychological well being and different challenges.
Based in Framingham, the aim of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism is to assist individuals and households affected by autism reside life to the fullest and create a world the place individuals with autism cannot solely lead productive lives, however really feel included, revered and actively engaged of their communities.
For extra info on the RFK Community Alliance or the Doctor Franklin Perkins School, go to their web site at www.rfkcommunity.org or https://perkinsprograms.org. For extra info on the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, go to their web site at www.flutiefoundation.org.