Based in Berkeley, CA, the World Institute on Disability (WID) is a nonprofit that works to fully integrate people with disabilities into the communities around them in a variety of different ways.

Exciting News!

WID Releases First of Its Kind Findings: Students with Disabilities & Internships

The World Institute on Disability, the lead partner in the California Consortium’s Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy’s ADD US IN grant, releases a five-year body of field research from the Consortium’s model “Disability Inclusive – Diversity smALL Business Initiative.” Read about the findings.

Our Programs

Just how do we work toward total inclusion of people with disabilities? We spearhead initiatives in four main categories: health and wellness, employment and benefits, climate change and disaster prep, and international. You can find out more about each of these by selecting them from the categories in our main menu, by clicking on the images and program titles below, or by exploring the site map.

 Health and Wellness

Link to Health and Wellness; image of a bright green avocado, sliced into four quarters

Employment and Benefits

Link to Employment and Benefits; image of a young man in a wheelchair speaking into his headset and looking at his laptop

Climate Change and Disaster Prep

Link to Disaster Prep and Climate Change; image of the earth, seen from space


Link to International; image of WID meeting 15 members from the Swedish parliament

WID is a proud member of InterAction, InterAction Logoraising awareness of disability internationally.

If you are having technical issues or accessibility issues on this site, email wid@wid.org.

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