There are many great examples of professionals with disabilities who choose computing. A few of these individuals are listed below. Check out their profiles to see what they have accomplished by pursuing academic and career paths in the computing field.
A principal member of technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the Scalable Architectures department at the Computer Science Research Institute
A leader of the accessibility engineering solutions team at CVS Health
A University of Washington Allen School graduate student of the Makeability Lab demonstrating HomeSound, an in-home system for improving sound awareness for deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) users
A senior lecturer at the University of Southern California (USC) in the Information Technology program
STEM Workforce Stories
Eight deaf or hard of hearing STEM professionals discuss how their paths to their careers, which include geologist, pharmacologist, educator, water quality analyst, microbiologist, nurse practitioner, UX/UI designer, and naturalist.