Reports from Working Group Discussions


[Picture of a student with a mobility impairment working on a laptop.]

CBI participants represented a wide range of stakeholders, including postsecondary faculty and staff, and employees of BPC projects serving students around the country. They came together to brainstorm and share ideas about how to better serve students in computing fields in postsecondary education. The following lists present some of the ideas shared in the brainstorming discussions.

Question 1: How can disability support services, computing departments, veterans organizations, and other groups work together effectively to increase the number of people with disabilities in the computing sciences?

Question 2: What specifically can your computing department, disability support service office, veterans organization, or other campus service do to improve the recruitment and support of students with disabilities in computing departments and IT careers?

Specifically, some participants agreed that they would