Are there resources to support students with disabilities interested in studying abroad?
Students with disabilities interested in studying abroad may need to consider how they will secure academic and housing accommodations, deal with health conditions, and ensure accessibility to facilities, technology, and activities. They may find the following resources useful.
- Mobility International USA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower people with disabilities to engage in international exchanges and international development.
- Abroad With Disabilities is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote the belief that people with disabilities can and should go abroad to study, work, or volunteer.
You may also be interested in Travel and Disability: A Case Study on International/Travel Programs.