HATTIESBURG, Miss.- New Ipads and computers are headed for The University of Southern Mississippi.
They will come from The Walmart State Giving Program for the DuBard School for Language Disorders at USM, the amount of technology is totaled at $25,000.
The Walmart foundation said that they believe the DuBard School is doing important work in the Pine Belt community and hoped to partner with them in supporting those efforts.
The DuBard School for Language Disorders was founded in 1962 and is the clinical part of the Southern Miss Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. The school specifically caters to children with severe language/speech disorders, including those who suffer from dyslexia and hearing impairments. The school also provides help and counseling for parents and families of those children.
The Ipads and computers to be purchased will serve as educational tools and allow students the opportunity to improve their skills by using current technology.