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    New federal grant to Queens College assists disabled students

    Queens College received a five-year federal grant from the Department of Education’s Student Services Program for an initiative to help low-income students with disabilities. For the next five years, $220,000 will be allocated to the Office of Special Services for Students with Disabilities, which totals $1.1 million. Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., announced the initiative to the public last month. “Queens College does an outstanding job preparing students for their futures. I am happy to deliver the great news about these important funds, and I’m pleased that that money will allow this critical program to continue. I look forward to many more Queens College students benefiting from the Disability Student Support Services project,” Meng said. Students who are learning disabled, autistic, dyslexic or…