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 business development operations analyst for Northrop Grumman with a master's in management who participated in the Disability:IN Mentorship Exchange program
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