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
  • SDC Disability Allyship Workshop

    Join the ASUW Student Disability Commission & UW D-Center for our annual Disability Allyship Workshop on Thursday, February 9th from 4:00 to 5:30pm! This webinar is open to all students,…

  • Accessibility-friendly Archaeology Exhibit

    You are invited to test our accessibility-friendly Archaeology exhibit on Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11am-2pm.  The Burke Museum is launching a new Accessibility-friendly way to experience the Archaeology gallery. Over…

  • D-Center is Hiring!

    The Disability and d/Deaf Cultural Center (D-Center) in HUB 327 is hiring student employees! The D Center is a space and community where students can celebrate disability and D/deaf pride…

  • Disability Resources (DRS) Student Staff Opening!

    Job Description The Disability Resources for Students (DRS) Office seeks an hourly student employee to provide assistance in program implementation for student(s) with disabilities. DRS is seeking candidates that are…