Fresno State receives $1M for deaf program

Summarized by Hailey Scragg, staff writer

California State University, Fresno received an anonymous $1 million donation to go to the university’s deaf and hard of hearing program, which is part of the schools Silent Garden. The program was founded in 2008 and the money will go to establishing Scarlett’s Park, the first and only program in California for families with deaf and hard of hearing children. The program will bring experts from around the world to come and share knowledge with parents and children with hearing loss, free of charge. They hope the program will serve as a model for other areas that may not currently have resources.

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