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Sherlock Center Early Intervention Project partners on initiative to boost workforce

The Sherlock Center’s Early Intervention (EI) Training and Technical Assistance Project has collaborated with the University of Rhode Island to develop a certificate program designed to prepare students for a career in EI.

Grant helps library invest in audio-enabled books for children

“The response was electric. For weeks ... we noticed kids would come into the Children’s Department and ask for the talking books.”

Free tax assistance available for those with low to moderate incomes

Rhode Islanders with low or moderate incomes may qualify for free help preparing and e-filing their taxes.

ASL videos improve accessibility at Providence house museum

“The ASL tour videos on our YouTube channel remain some of the most viewed videos on the channel.”

Grant-funded sensory pathway supports zoo campers

“When you try to keep in mind that inclusive design benefits everyone, suddenly the scope of impact balloons.”

Local theater uses grant to install accessible restrooms for patrons

“There is almost always someone attending our performances with a wheelchair, walker, oxygen and/or support personnel.”

RIC student shares autism experience with graduate students

“You can absolutely go to college. You are far better than you think you are. You are extraordinary. It’s not a problem, it’s a superpower.”