Boalt Disability Law Society
Since the Disability Rights Movement began here in the early 70s, Berkeley has been known as a center for disability rights advocacy. BDLS seeks to maintain that tradition at Boalt by providing a forum for discussion of new and pressing issues in disability law, opportunities for students to engage in disability rights advocacy, and support for law students with and without disabilities. BDLS is a diverse group of students with and without disabilities, unified by a desire to improve access and awareness in the broader community.
Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities
The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities provides resources and support for disabled physicians, physician assistants, and students. The mission of the Society is to foster a supportive community and to provide resources and tools for disabled healthcare professionals and students, their family members, and their friends.
AgrAbility-Assisting farmers and ranchers with disabilities
The vision of AgrAbility is to enable a lifestyle of high quality for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. For this target audience, “success” may be defined by many parameters, including: gainful employment in production agriculture or a related occupation; access to appropriate assistive technology needed for work and daily living activities; evidence-based information related to the treatment and rehabilitation of disabling conditions; and targeted support for family caregivers of AgrAbility customers.
THE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND DISABILITY
The Foundation for Science and Disability (FSD) was founded in 1975 as a non-profit organization. FSD has the following goals:
- to promote the integration of scientists with disabilities into all activities of the scientific community and of society as a whole and
- to promote the removal of barriers in order to enable students with disabilities to choose careers in science.
FSD stresses the ability of scientists and students with disabilities to contribute to science and society. Members of FSD also work together to promote employment opportunities and to increase the participation of scientists with disabilities in the academic, government, and industrial aspects of society.
American Chemist Society -Chemists with Disabilities (CWD) Committee
The committee’s mission is to promote opportunities-educational and professional-for persons with disabilities interested in pursuing careers in chemistry and in fields requiring the knowledge of chemistry, and demonstrate the capabilities of those persons to educators, employers, and peers.
CWD invites all individuals with disabilities working or aspiring to study or work in the chemical sciences to contact CWD, and further welcomes the interest and support of all educators, employers, and colleagues. For further information call the Office of Society Services, 800-227-5558 or email: email@example.com.
The International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers (IGODAP)
The International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers (IGODAP) offers you the chance to be part of a leading voice in the promotion of disability arts and culture worldwide. The Guild’s members are professional and amateur artists and performers of all genres — visual artists, screen and stage actors, dancers, comedians and humourists, musicians, singers, speakers, poets, writers, producers, directors and others working in the arts and entertainment industries. They experience physical, intellectual or learning disablement, mental illness, or a combination.
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession. By sharing information and resources, ExceptionalNurse.com hopes to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs and foster resilience and continued practice for nurses who are, or become, disabled. This web site is maintained by Donna Maheady, Ed.D., ARNP, an advocate for nurses and nursing students with disabilities.
Educators with Disabilities Caucus (EDC)
Educators with Disabilities Caucus (EDC) is a national network of pre-service students, teachers, researchers, and administrators with disabilities and others interested in the topic of educators with disabilities. Established more than 10 years ago, EDC is a continuing and vital forum for exchanging information on recruiting, hiring, and supporting teachers or related services personnel who have disabilities.