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Welcome to Disability Studies

The disabilities movement motto, “Nothing about us, without us,” captures the motivation for the Disability Studies program.

Disabilities Studies provides students with the knowledge and experience-based practice they can use to advocate for:

  • Social justice,
  • Anti-oppressive needs, and
  • Accessibility for people with disabilities.

Through course work and community experience placements in disabilities settings, students learn advocacy skills to prepare for work in academic, health, social service and government organizations.

The Disability Studies program is tailored to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds who have followed different academic and career paths:

Students coming directly from secondary school to the University of WindsorStudents transferring from other University of Windsor programsStudents transferring from other UniversitiesGraduates of Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology programsGraduates of all Ontario College Child and Youth Worker programs


Contact Disability Studies

The University of Windsor
School of Social Work

167 Ferry Street
Second Floor, Room 205
Windsor, Ontario N9A 0C5

Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 3064
Fax: 519-973-7036
Email: disabilitystudies@uwindsor.ca