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In recognition of its support of the Auburn University Audiology Outreach Program in Guatemala, the Office of Outreach has received an award from the Guatemalan Committee for the Blind and Deaf. The program began eight years ago with a $17,000 seed grant from the Office of Outreach and has continued to grow and garner support from the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Communication Disorders. Each May, faculty, doctoral students and alumni from the Department of Communication Disorders travel to provide hearing services to children in Guatemala who are not otherwise able to benefit from their educational opportunities because they are unable to hear their teachers. With continuing encouragement and support from the Office of Outreach, this program has not only provided direct services to hearing impaired children, but it has also continued to build the relationships and resources in Guatemala needed to insure project quality, sustainability and ownership by its Guatemalan partners. To learn more about this program and about the Department of Communication Disorders, visit their website.