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The Accessible Design and Innovation Inclusion Project Receives a $25,000 Grant

The Accessible Design and Innovation Inclusion Project (ADII), Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation (CCER), Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, received a $25,000 grant from the King County Office of Equity and Social Justice. The grant has been awarded to increase engagement and information sharing to communities affected by COVID-19 by providing service hours to support public agencies and community-based organizations.

Project goals include the following:

  • Increase information sharing on public health issues with limited-English speaking communities, including people who communicate by American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Provide information and answer questions about the outbreak in communities of color, Native communities, limited English speaking communities and communities located near isolation, quarantine and recovery sites.
  • Keep individuals, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations and business informed during this public health emergency.

The anticipated completion date for the funded project is December 30, 2020.

Organizations that service residents of King County are invited to contact ADII at: infoadii@uw.edu or 425.771.7425 for more information.

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