Do-ItDO-IT serves to increase the success of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs/careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.
The International DO-IT Center:
- Promotes the application of universal design to physical spaces, information technology, instruction, and services.
- Distributes publications and videos to freely reproduce for presentations/exhibits.
- Provides resources for students and veterans with disabilities, K-12 educators, postsecondary faculty and administrators, librarians, employers, parents/mentors.
DO-IT programs, that employ evidence-based practices, some of which include:
- AccessSTEM, the Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
- AccessComputing, the Alliance for Access to Computing Careers.
- RDE Collaborative Dissemination, NSF'S Research in Disabilities Education project collaboration.
- PEERs, Promoting Equity in Engineering Relationships.
- AccessCollege, the Center on Access to College, featuring websites for postsecondary educators (The Faculty Room), student services staff (The Conference Room), employment personnel (The Employment Office), students with disabilities (The Student Lounge), veterans with disabilities and support personnel (The Veterans Center), administrators (The Board Room), and campus leaders (The Center for Universal Design in Education).
- AccessDL, the Center on Accessible Distance Learning.
- AccessCAREERS, the Alliance for Access to Careers.
- For high school and postsecondary students with disabilities: DO-IT Scholars, DO-IT Pals, AccessComputing Team, and AccessSTEM Team programs that offer mentoring, peer support, internships, summer experiences, and other opportunities.