Career Development and Students with Disabilities - PDF Version

Introduction - 496 KB

Page i-vii includes

  • Acknowledgements
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Editors

Overview - 316 KB

Page 1-6 includes

  • Foreword
  • About DO-IT
  • How to Use These Materials
  • Materials Included

Strategies - 1214 KB

Page 7-60 includes

  • Legal Issues
  • The Student's Perspective
  • The Employer's Perspective
  • Strategies for Working with People who have Disabilities
  • Four-Step Accommodation Model
  • Abilities Profiles
  • A Reading List
  • Employment Resources

Access to Computing for People with Disabilities - 903 KB

Page 61-88 includes

  • Computer Facility Access
  • Adaptive Technology
  • Access to Electronic Resources
  • A Reading List
  • Computing Resources

Presentations - 259 KB

Page 89-98 includes

  • Presentation Planning
  • Student Presentation
  • Career Development Staff Presentation
  • Employer Presentation

Resources - 541 KB

Page 99-120 includes

  • General References
  • Glossary

Tools - 436 KB

Page 121-end includes

  • Tools
  • Overhead Transparency Templates 

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs such as those in science, engineering, mathematics, and technology. Primary funding for DO-IT is provided by the National Science Foundation, the State of Washington, and the U.S. Department of Education. DO-IT is a collaboration of UW Information Technology and the Colleges of Engineering andEducation at the University of Washington.

Grants and gifts fund DO-IT publications, videos, and programs to support the academic and career success of people with disabilities. Contribute today by sending a check to DO-IT, Box 354842, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-4842.

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Founder and Director: Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.

DO-IT Funding and Partners

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Permission is granted to copy these materials for non-commercial purposes provided the source is acknowledged.

This publication was developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office of Special Education Programs (#H078C60047). However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.