The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 2007. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.
Friedreich’s ataxia. Graduated from the University of Portland with a degree in finance. Working at WDC Properties in Portland, OR.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorderEarned an associate of science degree in networking from Walla Walla Community College. Pursuing jobs in computer repair and troubleshooting.
Cerebral palsy (essential tremor). Working as a dental sterilization technician.
Cerebral palsy. Pursuing an urban studies degree at the University of Washington Tacoma. Graduating in January 2016. Also attended St. Martin’s University.
Left-side hemiplegia. Earned an associate of arts and science degree from Whatcom Community College. Currently studying biocultural anthropology at Western Washington University. Doing research on the etiology of congenital heart defects.
Severe high frequency hearing loss. Graduated from Chapman University and is a certified athletic trainer.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Pursuing a degree at Spokane Falls Community College. Working at Sprague School District as a librarian and technology coordinator.
Autism, Gorlin syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder. Earned an associate of arts degree from Grays Harbor College. Works at health department in South Bend, WA.
Blind. Attends The Evergreen State College studying psychotherapy. Volunteers at Thurston County Crisis Clinic.
Cerebral palsy, learning disability (reading). Attends Central Washington University majoring in broadcast journalism.
Asperger syndrome. Graduated from The Evergreen State College. Taught English in Shijazhuang, China.
Spina bifida. Working towards a bachelor’s degree in English from Central Washington University. Worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Washington Robinson Center summer school program and has studied abroad at the University of Dundee in Scotland.
Dyspraxia. Earned a certificate in park aid from Skagit Valley College and an associate’s degree. Working this summer at Sucia Island State Park as senior park aide. Wants to become a park ranger.
Tourette syndrome. Attended Western Washington University majoring in environmental studies. Attended Bellevue College.
Traumatic brain injury. Certified in drafting. Graduated from Yakima Valley Community College.
Attention deficit disorder. Transferred from Tacoma Community College to the University of Washington to study biology. Graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s in science degree in biology.
Legally blind. Earned a degree in psychology and economics from The Evergreen State College. Interested in pursuing a master of social work degree. Involved in an occupational therapy program with Services for the Blind in Seattle.
Asperger syndrome, nonverbal learning disability, attention deficit disorder. Graduated with a degree in culture, literature, arts and disability studies from the University of Washington Bothell. Administrator for the Autistic Self Advocacy Network.