Student Disability Commission

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Student Disability Commission

Who are we

Housed in the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), the Student Disability Commission is a student run and led advocacy organization committed to serving students, staff and faculty with disabilities at UW. The SDC understands disability as not merely an individual or medical problem, but rather the result of attitudinal and physical barriers preventing full participation in society.

What we do

  • Organize disability-related events and campaigns at the UW
  • Address access and disability-related issues on campus
  • Advocate for and represent disabled students, faculty and staff
  • Collaborate closely with other diversity-based entities and other disability-related organizations across campus
  • Provide a safe, welcoming and accessible space for disabled students at the UW
  • Celebrate disability and d/Deaf pride and identities
  • Holds ASUW and UW accountable to its mission of accessibility, inclusivity and diversity
  • Transportation Justice Research

    A graduate student in┬áCommunity and Regional Planning at the University of Texas at Austin researching transportation justice for people with disabilities for their dissertation. The goal of this research is…


  • Disability Allyship Workshop

    Join the Student Disability Commission for our 5th annual Disability Allyship Workshop on Monday, November 7th from 4-5pm! This hybrid workshop is open to all students, staff, and faculty who…


  • Research Study on Accessible Classroom Environments

    Help a UW Graduate student with data collection by taking this 5 to 10 minute survey about hypothetical classroom environments. This study is open to all students ages 18+ who…