Director's Digressions

Sheryl Burgstahler, DO-IT Director
Picture of Ryan at his laptop while Terry points something out on the screen.
'09 Scholar Ryan works with DO-IT staff Terry in the hands-on computer lab at Summer Study 2009.

After the completion of another successful and exciting DO-IT Summer Study session (our seventeenth!) and other summer activities, you might wonder what else we do at DO-IT. In addition to supporting DO-IT Scholars and AccessSTEM and AccessComputing team members, we have other projects that keep us busy year-round. I'll highlight one of our latest projects below; details about others can be found on DO-IT's website at

DO-IT's innovative RDE Collaborative Dissemination Project was recently funded by the Research in Disabilities Education (RDE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) (award # HRD-0929006). In this project we are engaging with all RDE-funded projects to create and disseminate resources. Project partners will use web, print, and video to facilitate effective collaboration. We are excited to begin this new collaboration with other projects around the country. Our joint efforts will, ultimately, increase the success of students with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields!