AccessSTEM Resources

Resources for Educators, Employers, and Advocates

Resources to help you create a classroom environment that maximizes the learning of all students, regardless of disability, can be found on the web, in publications, and through professional organizations. This area of the AccessSTEM website provides a guide to useful resources, organized into the following sections:

  • AccessSTEM Knowledge Base - conduct a search to find frequently asked questions, case studies, and promising practices of interest to you.
  • AccessSTEM News - a newsletter highlighting recent project activities and ways to engage in the project.
  • AccessSTEM Spotlights - a publication spotlighting AccessSTEM leaders and participants, with the goal of bringing community members together, demonstrating the vast capabilities of STEM students, providing information to STEM recruiters, and describing project activities.
  • Access to Advancement - a radio series about the opportunities for, and achievements of, women with disabilities in STEM.
  • Accessibility Review - a resource to help you develop your own accessibility review of informal science education facilities and programs.
  • Capacity-Building Institutes - collaborative meetings of stakeholders to identify issues, solutions, and action items regarding increasing the participation of people with disabilities in STEM fields.
  • Discussion List - doitsem is a discussion list that promotes the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers, including those in business, technology, science, engineering, and mathematics (SEM).
  • Opportunities! - samples of newsletters that can be sent to students with disabilities on postsecondary campuses to share information about internships, campus resources, events and other STEM opportunities.
  • Research in Disabilities Education Collaborative Dissemination - resources for increasing the awareness of how people with disabilities can be successful in STEM.
  • Specific Academic Activity Resources - resources for helping instructors accommodate students with disabilities in specific academic activities.
  • STEM Resources from DO-IT - web-based publications and video presentations related to the pursuit of academic programs and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • Success Stories - people with disabilities share experiences in college and careers.
  • White House Champions of Change - a website highlighting the fourteen individuals honored by the the White House as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for people with disabilities.

Resources for Students with Disabilities

  • AccessSTEM Team - for high school, college, and graduate students with disabilities who would like to engage in stimulating conversations with each other and mentors and learn about internships and other opportunities in STEM fields.
  • AccessComputing Team - for high school, college, and graduate students with disabilities who would like to engage in stimulating conversations with each other and mentors and learn about internships and other opportunities specifically in computing and information technology fields.
  • AccessSTEM News - a newsletter highlighting recent project activities and ways to engage in the project.
  • AccessSTEM Spotlights - a publication spotlighting AccessSTEM leaders and participants, with the goal of bringing community members together, demonstrating the vast capabilities of STEM students, providing information to STEM recruiters, and describing project activities.
  • Opportunities! - samples of newsletters that can be sent to students with disabilities on postsecondary campuses to share information about internships, campus resources, events, and other STEM opportunities.
  • The Student Lounge - a comprehensive website for preparation and success in college and graduate school.
  • Success Stories - people with disabilities share experiences in college and careers.
  • White House Champions of Change - a website highlighting the fourteen individuals honored by the the White House as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for people with disabilities.