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

    Leadership Initiative for Students with Disabilities

    This infosheet explains scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities interested in participating in The Washington Center's programs.

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  • Disability Disclosure Options for Employment

    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.

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  • Disclosure Process for Students with Disabilities

    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.

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  • General Resources for Students with Disabilities

    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.

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  • ADA Accessibility Checklist

    ADA Accessibility Checklist

    This checklist outlines standards necessary for ADA compliance.

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  • Two Invaluable Yet Unexpected Skills TWC Taught Me

    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,...

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  • 3 Disability Accommodations to Address Regarding Your Workplace

    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...

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  • Dispelling Doubt: How Interns with Disabilities Master the D.C. Metro System

    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.

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  • Important Conversations When Requesting Disability Accommodations at TWC

    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.

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  • TWC Disability Services Webinar5:59

    TWC Disability Services Webinar

    In this recorded webinar, the TWC pre-arrival team discusses TWC Disability Services including available accommodations, transportation and accessibility and tips on disclosure.

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  • Employer Resources for Workplace Accessibility

    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.

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