Web Resources

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Imagine yourself as a designer!

This site is for career seekers, people with disabilities, counselors, families, educators, potential employers, and service providers.

Learn about high quality careers in the design professions.

Learn about:
  • Design in general and a way of designing called universal design.
  • Design fields and careers.
  • Paths of design education.


  • Meet designers with disabilities in a wide range of design fields.
  • See how living creatively with disability gives a person a head start toward becoming a designer.
  • Discover why designers who are also people with disabilities believe their experience of disability informs their design practice and improves the quality of their work.
  • Find resources for launching a lifetime of approaching the world as a designer.

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Please be our guest. Be assured that people with disabilities, including designers with disabilities, have collaborated in preparing these materials for your inspiration and use.

Check out the Index of Pages to see what is included in the Web Resources.

This journey was provided for you in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts This link will open a new browser window. and a contract from the Rehabilitation Services Administration This link will open a new browser window., through the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center. Be sure to also visit the site of Access to Design Professions.