Irvine-based Brandman University received $99,600 from the Ahmanson Foundation in Los Angeles to fund technology purchases to help disabled students.
The money will fund “adaptive technology” including products and services that help with note-taking, listening to lectures, closed-captioning and Braille equipment, Brandman said.
The school said military veterans are a key group receiving such help. About 70% of students needing help from Brandman’s Office of Disability services are veterans who have been deployed overseas.
Brandman is a private non-profit and part of the Chapman University system with some 50 programs at 25 campuses in California and Washington. It teaches about 12,000 students a year.
The Ahmanson Foundation funds cultural projects by non-profits in the arts and humanities, education and health care.