Programs administered by ADHHC are highlighted in orange.

Seattle Area Computing Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students:

For Seattle-area high school students (within ~50 miles of Seattle) who are interested in computing, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington offers:

Ken Harrenstien will be holding a lecture in Kane Hall on July 30, regarding the work he and his team has done to create the automatic captioning feature on YouTube. A full description of the event and a brief biography of Ken can be found in this flyer.

The 2013 Saturday Computing Experience is a program for students in or near Seattle that will introduce local deaf and hard of hearing students, 15 to 18 years of age, to computers and computer programming. Students will learn about computing concepts and technologies, using project-based learning strategies. Accepting applications for Spring 2013 (April 6 to June 1, 2013); deadline: February 15, 2013.

Math Day, March 25, 2013, will include a special program for deaf and hard of hearing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, including a lunch panel discussion with deaf and hard of hearing professionals working in STEM fields. Contact by February 28, 2013 to register and get more information.

Engineering Discovery Days will be in April, 2013. Watch this space for more information.

CSE Summer Camps at University of Washington. Applications for 2012 are currently closed.

Tech Boyz and Tech Girlz: For girls and boys entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade who are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and math. July 28 August 2, 2013. Deadline May 31, 2013. or

Microsoft Digigirlz at Redmond. Applications are currently closed.

Dawg Bytes will be in early December, 2013. Watch this space for more information.

At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community. We hope you will join us for hands-on fun and learning. The dates for 2013 are Friday, April 26 - Saturday, April 27, 2013. Engineering Discovery Days is free and open to everyone.

National Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students:

The Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing is an academically challenging program designed for deaf and hard of hearing high school and college students with skills in math and/or science who may be considering computing as a career. This is a 9-week program at the University of Washington in Seattle, beginning June 21 and ending August 24, 2013. Students accepted receive free tuition, room, board, and transportation. Applications for Summer Academy 2013 are now open!


Access Computing website The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation website DOIT website UW Computer Science & Engineering website
UW website National Science Foundation website