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Groups & opportunities

UW students, faculty, and staff have access to groups and organizations that center around accessibility.

ASUW Student Disability Commission

Housed in the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), the Student Disability Commission is a student run and led advocacy organization committed to serving students, staff and faculty with disabilities at UW.

Registered Student Organizations

ASUW Office of Inclusive Design

The Office of Inclusive Design (OID) is an ASUW office dedicated to making the University of Washington a more inclusive and accessible place for all students.

Disability and D/deaf Cultural Center

The D Center is a space and community where students can celebrate disability and D/deaf pride and foster community at the UW and beyond.

Disability Staff and Faculty Association (DSFA)

The Disability Staff and Faculty Association (DSFA) fosters a vibrant community for faculty and staff who identify as disabled, D/deaf, chronically ill, Mad, Neurodivergent, or experiencing mental health concerns. Allies of the disability community are also welcome. Join in the building of supportive environments that honors disability as an important part of diversity.


The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.


HuskyADAPT (Accessible Design And Play Technology) fosters an inclusive, sustainable, and multidisciplinary community at the University of Washington to support the development of accessible design and play technology.

IT Accessibility Liaisons

IT Accessibility Liaisons are people who represent their work unit, large or small, in a tri-campus movement to promote the procurement, development, and use of IT that is accessible to everyone, but particularly to students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.