The National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester is obtaining $1 million to develop an educational program for scientists. Rep. Louise Slaughter says the five-year federal award is going to be accustomed develop a program aimed at deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates. The goal is to extend the quantity of deaf and deaf students who enter medicine and behavioral science Ph.D. programs.
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one among the colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology. Institute officers referred to as the program a “historic development” for deaf and hearing-impaired students and for the faculty.