Disability Resources for Students
Events & Opportunities
- 1 UW Campus Events
- 2 Scholarship Opportunities
- 3 Internship Opportunities
- 4 Career Development and Students with Disabilities
- 5 UW Parent & Family Weekend April 8-10 2016
- 6 DO-IT Fall Ops Newsletter
- 7 UW D Center
- 8 UW Disability Studies Events and Programs
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.
View scholarship opportunities on the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
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.
- DRS Students resources transition to employment
- Employer resources
- Opportunities to Connect with Employers
Ability Career Fair April 6th
Microsoft is proud to host the second annual Ability Summit Career Fair for candidates with disabilities.
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.
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.
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
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.