CREATE’s education initiatives teach students about accessibility and how to champion it in the workforce. Student members represent a variety of disciplines to join CREATE, with interests in research, education or translation-to-practice.

In Autumn 2020, we launched the Student Mini-Grant Program for students doing accessibility work and held the first CREATE Seminar on Race & Accessibility.

Together with Microsoft, we held an Education & Accessibility workshop that resulted in new whitepapers and partnerships.


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  • $1M NIDILRR award for leadership training program

    A team of CREATE faculty has received a five-year, $1M grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) for the project, "ARRT: Postdoctoral Training in Physical Computing and Fabrication to Support Innovations for Community Living and Participation." Congratulations on the funding to the team members: Co-PI Jennifer Mankoff, Ph.D and…

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  • Research Workshop for Undergraduates with Disabilities

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    CREATE and UW AccessComputing co-sponsored a 3-day research-focused workshop for undergraduates in computing fields who have disabilities.

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  • Education: Accessibility and Race

    Collage of the logo for Chicas Talk Disability podcast and a screenshot of an online panel discussion with many people of color.

    The Fall 2020 CREATE Accessibility Seminar focused on the intersection of Race and Accessibility. This topic was chosen both for its timeliness and also as part of CREATE’s commitment to ensure that our work is inclusive, starting with educating ourselves about the role of race in disability research and the gaps that exist in the…

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