Students with Disabilities

Welcome to the Students with Disabilities Connections Community!

The Career Center recognizes that social identities and career experiences often intersect and that Villanovans may face specific challenges navigating the career development process as they explore the world of work. This is a space to connect students with disabilities, alumni with disabilities and employers with one another through networking, professional development and educational events and programming. We will continually develop this community as we become aware of additional opportunities to advance the growth of all members of our community.

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Featured Resources

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Top Companies that Recruit at Villanova

In order to better serve students, the Villanova University Career Center has committed to promoting select companies that are recognized …

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities.

abilityJOBS

Enables people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.

AHEDD

A private, non-profit organization that provides employment services for people with disabilities in pursuit of community employment as the preferred …

Careers & the disABLED Magazine

The nation’s first career guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate or professional levels. …

Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Employment Resources

Information on employment and working in the deaf community and in the hearing world.

Skill Building Courses

Inclusive Learning Design

Samantha Calamari
Accessibility and inclusion are vitally important to learning design, but how can you incorporate these considerations effectively? In this course,…

Making a Case for Accessibility in Your Organization

Christina Mallon
Accessibility is an important focus for many companies but how can you build out a program that has an impact…

UX Foundations: Accessibility

Derek Featherstone
The Internet has removed many obstacles to communication and interaction. However, when websites, technologies, or tools are poorly designed, they…

Accessibility for Web Design

Derek Featherstone
Are you doing everything you can to make sure your sites are accessible and easy to use? Learn practical accessibility…

Accessible Video: Caption, Search, and Compliance Strategies

Richard Harrington
Ensuring that your video reaches the widest audience possible is essential to its success—and often a legal requirement. In this…

Creating Accessible PDFs

Chad Chelius
Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible. When you make your PDFs accessible,…

Digital Accessibility for the Modern Workplace (with Audio Descriptions)

Hector Minto
The move towards a more digital workplace affects everyone, from newly remote employees to frontline workers. With technology being such…

Supporting Workers with Disabilities

Liz Johnson
A professional with a disability may also have an aptitude for project management, graphic design, or full-stack development. But physical…

Architectural Design: The WE Way for Workplace Inclusivity

Oshoke Abalu
Architecture defines how we live and work in the world. Designing environments for all people gives an organization the ability…

Digital Accessibility for the Modern Workplace

Hector Minto
The move towards a more digital workplace affects everyone, from newly remote employees to frontline workers. With technology being such…

Foundations of Accessible Elearning

Oliver Schinkten
Providing accommodations to make learning accessible is a focal part of training and education. But how do you remove the…

Practical Accessibility for Designers

Chimmy Kalu
Take a deep look at designing and building accessible experiences with expert Chimmy Kalu, including practical examples and exercises to…

Designing Accessible Components In Figma

Tetiana Gulei
From toggles to tabs, accessible components need to work across multiple devices and for a wide variety of users, including…

Designing with the WCAG 2.2 Guidelines

Emma Moore
Get an overview of the new WCAG 2.2 accessibility guidelines and their impact on web/digital projects with expert Emma Moore,…

Microsoft Office Accessibility for Beginners

Jess Stratton
Microsoft Office is one of the most popular and widely used software families available in the world. If you’re interested…

Supporting Accessibility in a Hybrid Workplace

Jessica Williams
As organizations begin to offer more worksite flexibility, the need for accessible, inclusive technology has increased at a rapid rate.…

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