In the News: Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur Campus

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind's Decatur Campus

What does a quality education bring? For one thing, it teaches us new and useful skills. It also lets us find experienced professionals in our field, so we have references and guides. Not to mention, it opens up new job opportunities. Everyone deserves the chance to pursue their dreams. Soon, the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur campus will makes it easier for people to achieve that goal.

More on the New Campus

Back in November 2020, Governor Kay Ivey told the public that multiple schools and colleges would receive an incredible $298 million in funding. Of that sum, $28 million will go to the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. They decided to open a satellite campus in Decatur, AL. It will span over 160 acres in town.

What programs will the new campus offer?

The new campus will educate students in fields like manufacturing and STEM. It will also include independent living programs. So, scholars can expect to form a truly solid foundation for their futures on campus.

Where will the new campus be located?

The building has formerly been known as the Lurleen B. Wallace Developmental Center. Once the project finishes, though, it will house the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur campus.

How can I support the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind?

Ever since 1858, the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind has sought to create equitable opportunities and provide resources for those who live with disabilities. If you feel the spirit of generosity, you can also help. From sharing this blog to making a donation, your contributions can make a genuine difference.

Summary

Each year, our town improves. We love watching the progress! As time passes, we excitedly await the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur campus.

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