AccessComputing Webinars for your Organization

AccessComputing has published a list of webinars available to organizations, departments and institutions covering how to welcome and include accessibility for students who identify as disabled within the context of your organization.

Expanding the Pipeline: The Status of Persons with Disabilities in the Computer Science Pipeline

Richard E. Ladner, Principal Investigator of AccessComputing, writes an article on the status of persons with disabilities in the computer science pipeline. The barriers in data collection on persons with disabilities within the computer science pipeline is discussed in detail, as is the status of disabled persons within K-12 Education, undergraduate and graduate education, and the professions.

CRA-WP Renames the Grad Cohort for URMD Workshop to the IDEALS Workshop

CRA-WP announced the renaming of the Grad Cohort for URMD Workshop to the Grad Cohort for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership Skills, the IDEALS Workshop. This renaming decision was based upon community discussions on the use of the acronym and term “URM” when discussing groups underrepresented in computing.