Disability Resources for Students

Events & Opportunities

UW Campus Events

ADA 25th Anniversary Events and Information

July 26th, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of this historical civil rights legislation for people with disabilities. The University of Washington will be celebrating this milestone April 2015-June 2016 through various campus events and activities. DRS will be hosting this webpage for events and resources connected to the university efforts

Adaptive Yoga at the IMA !

Adaptive yoga classes are smaller than traditional classes, allowing for a more hands-on approach. Yoga poses are adapted for people with physical limitations due to a range of conditions (paralysis, amputation, MS, stroke, etc.) Classes incorporate breathing exercises and relaxation/meditation. Participants may practice in a sturdy chair (provided), thick mat (provided), wheelchair, or their own yoga mat. View the schedule on the IMA course site.

Scholarship Opportunities

View scholarship opportunities on the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Internship Opportunities

Google Internships and Student Programs

Google hosts a variety of programs including internships for juniors.  Check out google.com/students/programs for more information.

Career Development and Students with Disabilities

Recent changes in federal legislation regarding employment are benefiting people with disabilities now more than ever. DRS, Career Services and DO-IT are partnering on creating resources and information as you embark on your transition to work after the UW.

Ability Career Fair April 6th

Microsoft is proud to host the second annual Ability Summit Career Fair for candidates with disabilities.

Get noticed…

You’ll meet face-to-face with hiring decision-makers from some of the areas top employers. Come ready with plenty of resumes because they’re here to meet you.

Get prepared…

Recruiters, Advisors and College Counselors will be in attendance for both resume review and mock interview experiences. Just bring a copy of your resume and sign up for a 10-minute consultation to get the advice and help you need.

Sign up for the Ability Career Fair

UW Parent & Family Weekend April 8-10 2016

UW is hosting an inaugural even to invite parents and families to join their students on campus in celebration of their life at the UW. View more information and invite your parents and family to this great event. You are encourage to register and can send and email or text on this site: uw.edu/parents/pfw.

DO-IT Fall Ops Newsletter

DO-IT creates this newsletter in partnership with DRS, and the UW Career Center.

UW D Center

The D Center strives to create an inclusive, accessible space affirming of all bodies, minds and identities by fostering a culture of social justice and pride. D Center Facebook Page

UW Disability Studies Events and Programs

Disability Studies at the University of Washington involves a multi-campus interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, students and community members, who share an interest in questions relating to society’s understanding of disability.