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AccessSTEM Capacity Building activities are funded by a supplemental grant from the National Science Foundation as part of the Northwest Alliance for Access to STEM at the University of Washington (Cooperative Agreement No. HRD-0227995, The lead agency is the UW's DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center; CBI partners are the NSF-funded EAST, Midwest, and RASEM2 regional alliances to increase the representation of individuals with disabilities in STEM careers.

Much of the content of this publication is taken with permission from the DO-IT website at Permission is granted to modify and duplicate these materials for noncommercial purposes provided the source is acknowledged.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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