The new Auburn University Center for Disability Research and Service will have a grand opening on Friday.
It will be from 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Dawson Building, 215 S. Donahue Drive.
Visitors will be able to learn the innovations, resources and expertise available through the center to improve the lives of persons with disabilities. The center is an extension of the College of Education's Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, Counseling/School Psychology.
The center will serve as a research hub for autism and will conduct research on the most significant disabilities relative to gaining access to education, employment, housing, transportation, health care and leisure.