Disabilities

Exploring an element of your identity as it relates to your unique career development journey is important. You might be here seeking supportive groups and resources to help you navigate through the reflective or actionable stages of transitioning to life after SU.  We have curated sample resources here, including the story below.

PERSONAL STORY

Disclosing a Hidden Disability in the Employment Setting. 

Here are local, national, and/or global links with brief descriptions on how and why you might be able to utilize them. Please keep in mind that these links are simply a sampling of potential resources.

LOCALDisabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (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.

 

NATIONALThe National Organization on Disability

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization focused on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.

 

GLOBAL: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

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!

 

Whether you’re an undergraduate student, graduate student, or alumni within one year of graduation, the Career Engagement Office invites you to come in for an individual appointment to help expand and/or refine your exploration.

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