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Image of Globe with text: "Sponsored by: The Office of Research Support and International Affairs and The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange. Go Global Fair. Learn to Explore the World.

Partnership Event with Gallaudet University to Go Global

Gallaudet University's Office of Research Support and International Affairs and the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) will hold the "Go Global Fair" to promote the wide breadth of international exchange opportunities to more students who are Deaf.

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A young man seated in motor scooter with local children and adults in Cyprus

Spreading the Word of International Exchange at APRIL

From October 5 to October 8, we will be at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel at 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO connecting with young adults with disabilities and the professionals who seek them out at the grassroots level, to share about the many opportunities to study or volunteer abroad with entities like Peace Corps, Fulbright, Boren and beyond.

We will also be hosting a workshop on how to volunteer or study abroad in collaboration with staff from The University Of Colorado Boulder on Sunday, October 7 from 3:30 PM to 5 PM.

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34 people with and without disabilites pose for a group photo in a conference room with the AGATE banner in the background

Activists from the Coalition for Inclusive Legal Reform Take Action

Mobility International USA worked with Armenian partner organization, “AGATE Rights Defense Center for Women with Disabilities” to support disability rights advocates and allies to influence the content and passage of the “Law of the Republic of Armenia on the Protection of Rights and Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities” (Disability Law).

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21 RTC members smile and pose together in front of wall designed with a world map.

Roundtable Consortium: Bridging Disability and International Exchange

The purpose of the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exhange's national advisory team, the Roundtable Consortium, is to bring together prominent international exchange and disability organizations. Together, their goal is to pave the way for people with disabilities to take full advantage of the cultural, volunteer, professional, and educational opportunities overseas, innovating solutions for increased access and inclusion.

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A smiling Ghanaian woman is near a building and sign that reads "Vermont Center for Independent Living."

Disability Organizations in the U.S.

Many of the services provided by these organizations are available to every person with a disability, regardless of citizenship. Community-based and state-based disability organizations are especially helpful to international visitors who will not have access to disability services through a U.S. university or college.

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Career Opportunities with EDDI Member Organizations

The organizations below are members of MIUSA's Excellence in Development and Disability Inclusion (EDDI) initiative, committed to inclusion and diversity both in the work that they do and in their teams. Because more people with disabilities are needed in international development careers, we highly encourage people with disabilities to explore their careers pages to find information about current jobs, internships, fellowships and other opportunities in the United States and around the world.

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A Pakistani man and an American woman converse in sign language.

Common Funding Questions

We know you have many questions about how to fund international exchange: Does MIUSA provide scholarships? Are there scholarships for people with disabilities? What's the difference between scholarships and fellowships? We answer your burning funding questions.

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