DO-IT hosts programs and projects for precollege and college students with disabilities and for advocates, educators, administrators, and employers.
Fostering systemic change in postsecondary institutions to make campuses more inclusive of students with disabilities. Resources and strategies have been tailored to specific stakeholder groups: faculty, staff, student service providers, administrators, students, and employers.
Increasing the participation of individuals with disabilities in computing careers. High school and college students pursuing computing fields may apply for the AccessComputing Team to participate in special events, mentoring, and internships.
Promoting the accessibility of distance learning courses. Resources include promising practices, where to find training, and a How-To Guide for Creating Accessible Online Learning Content.
Increasing the participation of people with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Principles, processes, and guidelines for applying universal design to instruction, student services, technology, and physical spaces. Resources are tailored to postsecondary and elementary/secondary educational environments.
Preparing young people with disabilities for college, careers, independent living, and leadership roles in society. First year Scholars attend a two-week, live-in summer program at the University of Washington in Seattle.
More DO-IT Programs
The Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
- AccessSTEM CAREERS
Promoting STEM fields to students with disabilities in the Seattle area and working with career centers.
- DO-IT Disability Mentoring Day
An anual event held in the Seattle area for students with disabilities.
- DO-IT International Connections
Adapting practices and promoting the success of people with disabilities in other countries.
- DO-IT Mentors
Supporting DO-IT programs, projects, and participants.
- DO-IT Pals
An e-community for high school students with disabilities.
- RDE Collaborative Dissemination
A collection of resources from Research in Disabilities Education projects of the National Science Foundation.
- Successes from DO-IT's Twenty Year History
For replication of DO-IT projects, resources, and more.
- Computer Science Collaborative Project (CSCP)
Focusing on outreach to and collaborations with groups underrepresented in computing.
- Center on Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE)
Promoting accessible design and participation of individuals with disabilites in all aspects of project activities.
- Promoting Equity in Engineering Relationships (PEERs)
Increasing the participation of underrepresented undergraduate students in the UW's College of Engineering.