TWC Disability Services
The Washington Center is committed to ensuring that as many students as possible have access to our transformative internship experiences. We actively work to educate students on how they can advocate for themselves in the workplace in order to obtain accommodations.
Leadership Initiative for Students with Disabilities
This infosheet explains scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities interested in participating in The Washington Center's programs.
Disability Support Services One-Pager
This one-pager highlights the disability support services and accommodations that TWC offers to ensure that our program is accessible to as many students as possible.
Disability Disclosure Options for Employment
This resource covers topics on disclosure on resumes, interviews, pre-offer, post acceptance, and even the possibility of never disclosing a disability.
Disclosure Process for Students with Disabilities
This resource provides students with the self-reflection tools and steps that are important to making the decision on when, how, and why to disclose in all matter of settings.
General Resources for Students with Disabilities
This resource outlines some general resources for students with disabilities to help them with job hunting, mentoring, workplace accommodations, disclosure and more.
ADA Accessibility Checklist
This checklist outlines standards necessary for ADA compliance.
Two Invaluable Yet Unexpected Skills TWC Taught Me
As my semester in D.C. comes to an end, I have been reflecting on what this experience with The Washington Center has given me. Professional development is at the core of TWC programming. However,...
3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace
When I started my internship, I was nervous about how to ensure I received the disability accommodations I would need to do my job well. Sometimes it is not easy to discuss something this personal...
Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System
Commuting in D.C. can be daunting, even for someone who knows their way around the city. When you add a disability onto navigating the Metro’s routes and lines, traveling can feel overwhelming.
Important Conversations When Requesting Disability Accommodations at TWC
Communication with new acquaintances can be difficult. It can be even more challenging when you have a disability and may need to rely on their assistance.
Employer Resources for Workplace Accessibility
This resource for employees and internship host organizations includes guidelines and support in providing individuals with disabilities equal opportunity and inclusive access.