AccessSTEM CAREERS Activities and Other College Events

To request disability-related accommodations for events on the Seattle Central campus, please contact the DSS office by email.  

Disability Disclosure Workshop

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Thursday, October 6th, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Career Center, Seattle Central College

Developing a plan for when, if, and how to disclose your disability in the workplace is important as you look at and prepare for internships and career jobs. You will leave the workshop with a better idea of your disclosure options and rights as an employee with a disability. Please contact Tami Tidwell at tamitha@uw.edu or 206-616-7850 (direct), 206-685-3648 (TTY) with any questions or accommodation requests.

Networking and Pizza Gathering

Friday, October 14th, 6:00 – 8:30pm
HUB 334, University of Washington

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Join DO-IT for our networking event at the University of Washington. Get to know your fellow participants over pizza! RSVP by emailing Tami Tidwell at tamitha@uw.edu or 206-616-7850 (direct), 206-685-3648 (TTY).

Lives Worth Living Film Screening

Wednesday, October 19th, 12:00 – 1:00pm
1110, Seattle Central College

Lives Worth Living is both a historical documentary about the Disability Rights Movement and a biography about one man’s struggle to survive. Charismatic leaders of the movement narrate the story of a long, hard, and successful drive for civil rights—a drive that brought together a once fragmented population into a powerful coalition that created some of the most far reaching civil rights legislation in our nation’s history.

Autistics Present: A Symposium on Autistic Culture, Identity, and Transitions

Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00 – 4:00pm
​N201, Bellevue College

Whether you are a student, job seeker, family member, educator, or other professional, you will benefit from attending this one- of-a-kind conference! Every presenter at this dynamic conference is autistic, and will bring their in-depth knowledge—gleaned not only from personal experience, but from research, education, and years of professional experience working with others. Find out more and register at http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/autismspectrumnavigators/about/program/.

(In) Visible: Disability Art Show

Reception, Wednesday, October 26th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
M. Rosa Hunter Gallery, Seattle Central College

This exhibit featuring art based around disability opens on October 25th and runs through November 17th.

Disability in the Media Presentation

Thursday, October 27th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Library, Seattle Central College

This presentation will focus on how disability is represented in the media. We will discuss what representation means, define disability, and identify common stereotypes portrayed in movies, television, books, comics, and more, using an intersectional approach to define ableism and other forms of oppression.