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2017 Scholarship Competition for Students with Disabilities

disABLEDperson, Inc is inviting any college student with disabilities to participate in their Spring 2017 National Scholarship Competition! For an award of $2,000 (two thousand dollars), students are asked to write an essay with no more than 1000 words on “How will the Trump Administration’s policies affect the disABILITY community?”  All entries must be submitted […]

Application for Undergraduate Research Experience in Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) is currently accepting applications for the summer 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Rehabilitation Engineering program. The REU at the HERL is designed to promote greater involvement and understanding of Rehabilitation Engineering and assistive technology. Students will have the opportunity to perform hands-on research in state-of-the-art […]

Beyond Access Scholarship Opportunity!!!

The Center for Students with Disabilities is pleased to announce that for the spring 2017 semester, we will be offering two scholarships, each in the amount of $500, to be awarded to first year students who have a learning disability and wish to participate in the Center’s Beyond Access Program. The Beyond Access program is […]

Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

Microsoft is focused on hiring the best and brightest of all abilities, including interested candidates with Autism. Through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program, eligible candidates may apply for an interview and potentially qualify for a one week event to participate with Microsoft teams on informal projects that assess skills match for jobs. This event will be held in […]

Career Expo for People with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors

Are you interested in meeting with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent? Pre-register for the career expo for people with disabilities and wounded warriors on November 18th, 2016 in Washington D.C. Admission is free! To pre-register, visit the Career Expo website. Learn more about the Career Expo.

ADDA College Virtual Peer Support Group

The purpose of the group is to provide support to (Attention Deficit Disorder Association members who are) adults with ADD/ADHD in a safe, non-judgmental environment.  This is a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding and self-discovery with peers. Learn more about ADDA College Virtual Support Group For more information, download the Ground Rules for ADDA Virtual Peer […]

Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship

Dr. Natalia Gómez of Michigan motivated, inspired, and encouraged Juanita Lillie to pursue her passions and follow her dreams which led to the creation of Abroad With Disabilities in 2014. Dr. Gómez’s unwavering support, dedication, and guidance since inception is why she is the scholarship’s namesake. The Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Fund was established to […]

FULL ACCESS Student Summit

The FULL ACCESS Student Summit, co-presented by Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) and National Organization on Disability (NOD), is a unique event inviting up to 72 students and recent graduates with disabilities to network with up to 20 major employers.