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Disability Resource Guide : UW-Madison Resources

This guide provides resources on local, statewide, and national resources for and by disabled and chronically ill people.

About this Guide

This guide provides information on local, statewide, and national resources that do work related to disability, chronic illness, and mental health. This guide also includes links to content by disabled creators including blogs, podcasts, comics, and other art.

UW-Madison Resources

The Mcburney Disability Resource Center partners with students, faculty, and staff to design accessible environments and to provide academic accommodations for students living with a variety fo different disabling conditions. 

The UW Disability Studies Initiative is a transdisciplinary program dedicated to advancing the knowledge by, about, and for people with disabilities. Disability studies explores models and theories that examine social, political, cultural, and economic factors that define disability and help determine personal and collective responses to difference. 

A resource page for disabled UW-Madison employees that helps connect employees with accommodations for the workplace including paperwork for taking a medical leave.

Advocates for Diverse Abilities (ADA) is a group of students joined by the goal of being advocates for students with disabilities, raising money for disability causes, and educating the campus community on disability issues. 

Physical Plant Customer Service handles service calls and requests, trouble calls, and information. You can call their number of submit a request on their website using the tab "request service" if an elevator, door opener, or other accessibility tool is broken on campus. 

Merit Group






368 Teacher Education Bldg.
225 N. Mills
Madison, WI 53706