Nine south Mississippi lawmakers visited the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi on Friday, Feb. 3. They legislators toured the school and learned about the services the school offers to children with severe communication disorders.
Eighty children, from approximately 20 school districts, are served in DuBard School's full-time enrollment program each year. The school, which opened in 1962, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Photo: Bottom row (left to right): Rep. Richard Bennett, Rep. Carolyn Crawford, Rep. Timmy Ladner and Rep. Henry "Hank" Zuber.
Top Row (left to right): James Trussell, school consultant; Rep. Greg Haney; Rep. Randall Patterson; Dr. Maureen Martin, school director; Rep. Jeffrey Guice; Senator Brice Wiggins; Rep. Scott DeLano; Kathleen Shaughnessy, AT&T; Wes Brooks, school development coordinator.