One of AccessComputing's lead organizations, DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology), is honored to be inducted into the prestigious Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. Granted by the National Disability Mentoring Coalition, this award recognizes outstanding leaders who mentor individuals with disabilities. DO-IT has facilitated an online mentoring community to support people with disabilities as they transition from high school to college and from college to graduate school and careers since 1992, recognized early on through the National Information Infrastructure award as the first of its kind.
Susan M. Daniels, for whom the Hall of Fame is named, spent much of her early life in rehabilitation settings due to complications from Polio. She earned a Ph.D. in psychology and was an active advocate for disability rights throughout her lifetime.
We are honored to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Individuals with disabilities make our communities more vibrant, diverse and inclusive. We share this award with the mentors in our programs who serve as advocates, guides and role models for others. DO-IT’s success can be measured by the impressive accomplishments of DO-IT participants, including AccessComputing team members over the years.
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