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AccessComputing: Outreach Activities for Students with Disabilities

Org: AccessComputing
Url: http://uw.edu/accesscomputing

Workshops, camps, and afterschool activities are great ways to introduce students with disabilities to computer science. Recruit students with disabilities to outreach activities that you are already planning or plan an event specifically for students with disabilities.   You might locate students with disabilities, through parent groups, school districts, or special education teachers. Be sure that any technology that you plan to use is accessible to students with disabilities and ask about any accommodations that participants may need.

A departmental plan can specify that they will organize outreach activities focused on students with disabilities.

More information about example outreach activities for students with disabilities is available on our website. AccessComputing is happy to work with individuals who are interested in planning activities for students with disabilities.

Activity
Departmental

Level(s) Targeted by Program
Elementary School, High School, Middle School

URG(s) Targeted by Program
Persons with Disabilities

Program Costs
$0-$5000. Depending on costs for materials, room and catering costs, as well as honorariums.

Program Matching Funds Available?
AccessComputing may be able to provide support and/or resources. Contact us to discuss your activity.

Program Interest Form