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Indiana: Schools get grant money for autism, sensory rooms, mental health needs

Aug 29, 2018, Inside Indiana Business: AWS Foundation Awards Grants FORT WAYNE- Non-profit organizations dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities in northeastern Indiana have been awarded grants from AWS Foundation. This round consisted of over $618,000 in grants Organizations receiving grants: • Ancilla College: $10,000 for scholarships for their autism program…. • Drake Goetz Memorial Park: $35,000 for accessible playground. • East Noble School Corporation: $15,299 for sensory room at East Noble Middle school. … • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne: $55,000 for ReStore job skills training for individuals with disabilities. • Huntington University: $35,000 for the ABLE program. • Joe’s Kids: $25,000 for operating support. • The League: $25,000 for operating support. • McMillen Health: $25,000 for Varied Abilities Days. • Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana: $75,000 for VASIA program and $30,000 for Kids on the Block. • Visually Impaired Preschool: $21,250 for early childhood intervention services in Northeast Indiana. • Whitley County Consolidated Schools: $9,999 for sensory room at Mary Raber Elementary.

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