DO-IT International Connections


DO-IT engages with other countries to adapt practices to promote the success of people with disabilities in college studies and careers; the development and use of technology for people with disabilities; and the promotion of universal design of instruction, physical spaces, technology, and services.

[Picture of a large group of visitors from Korea participating in Special Education Administrators Overseas Training and visiting DO-IT.]

Permission is granted to translate the text of publications and the captions on videos to other languages and to adapt the wording to make it more culturally relevant. DO-IT should be acknowledged as the original source and the web address should be sent to doit@uw.edu so that the new products can be linked from this page.

DO-IT Japan

The DO-IT Scholars Program has been replicated in Japan. Hosted by the University of Tokyo since 2007, DO-IT Japan conducts a Summer Study session each summer, provides mentoring, and otherwise supports students with disabilities as they pursue college and careers.

DO-IT Malaysia

The DO-IT Scholars Program has been replicated in Japan. Hosted by the University of Malaya since 2012, DO-IT Malaysia conducts a Summer Study session each year, provides mentoring, and otherwise supports students with disabilities as they pursue college and careers.

Replication and Adaptation of DO-IT Practices

Individuals and organizations are encouraged to replicate DO-IT practices worldwide. To get started, consider the following actions.

Programs and Resources in Other Countries

DO-IT connects with organizations worldwide that share its goal to increase the success of people with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology as an empowering tool. Some of those most closely aligned with DO-IT activities outside of the United States are included below, organized by country. Please send additional links for this ever-growing list to doit@uw.edu.