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Corporation for Public Broadcasting awards WKU Public Broadcasting $246,863 grant

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded a $246,863 grant to Western Kentucky University Public Broadcasting to develop and expand its workforce development training program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The grant, “Embracing Differences, Finding Strengths: A Public Broadcasting Model for Autism Inclusion,” is led by project directors Molly Swietek and...

WKU Public Broadcasting establishes innovative training program to serve individuals with ASD

Western Kentucky University Public Broadcasting is establishing an innovative training program to serve the growing number of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In partnership with the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex, WKU Public Broadcasting is creating a student employment fellowship program to support the training and advancement of WKU students with ASD. As the rate of diagnosed...