Students with Disabilities

The ability to engage in career development with communities who share parts of your identity and experience is important. Here, seek groups and local, national, and global resources to help you effectively navigate your transition to professional life during and after SPU.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DVR is a statewide resource assisting people with disabilities to prepare for, secure, maintain, advance in, or regain employment.

DO-IT
The DO-IT Center at the University of Washington is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. Consider making a trip to their center.

Learning Disabilities Association of Washington
Learning Disabilities Association of Washington (LDA WA) promotes and provides service and support to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by learning and attentional disabilities.

NATIONAL: 

Ability Jobs
Since 1995, Ability Jobs has been one of the leading career website dedicated to employment of people with disabilities.

Chronically Capable
Chronically Capable is working to remove the fear and stigma of living with chronic illness or disability from the hiring process.

Getting Hired
Getting Hired is dedicated to building inclusive workforce by helping employers create an inclusive and diverse workplace for job seekers, including those with disabilities.

National Organization on Disability
The National Organization on Disability increases employment opportunities for Americans with disabilities.

Recruit Disability
RecruitDisability is a national job board connecting employers and job seekers with disabilities, including veterans.

Think Beyond Label
Smart Policy Works LLC is a strategy consulting group dedicated to improving the health and well-being of complex populations.

Workforce Recruitment Program
The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

GLOBAL: 

Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. See how their work can benefit you! Trusted consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the ADA, and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.