STEM Resources for Teachers

Accessible Computing Technology

Accessible Science Equipment

Engaging Students with Disabilities in Science

Communities of Practice (CoP)

  • STEMed
    This CoP engages K-12 teachers; postsecondary STEM faculty, other organizations that support STEM educators; faculty who teach STEM to preservice and inservice teachers; STEM leaders in state offices of education.
  • compcop
    The Computing Faculty, Administrator and Employer CoP engages the computing community to explore ways to make sustainable changes in computing departments that lead to more inclusive practices and enhance computing fields with the diverse perspectives of individuals with disabilities. Membership includes computing faculty, administrators, industry representatives, and members of professional organizations. 

To join a Community of Practice, send an email to

Programs and Projects

  • AccessComputing
    Increasing the participation of people with disabilities in computing fields.
  • AccessEngineering
    Improving engineering fields by increasing the participation of people with disabilities and incorporating their perspectives and expertise.
  • AccessSTEM
    The Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. 
    Offering STEM career development workshops, work-based learning opportunities, and online mentoring and peer support.
  • Exceptional Nurse
    Nursing careers/studies, access issues, and information on mentors for people with disabilities.
  • Research in Disabilities Education Collaborative Dissemination
    Resources from disability-related projects funded by the National Science Foundation.