Student Organizations

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Professor Coates talks to students in a MUM classroom
 Students and Scripps professor work together in small group, CAS

The following student organizations have a disability focus:

Ambassadors for Students with Disabilities (ASD)

Ambassadors for Students with Disabilities is an organization that seeks to educate undergraduates about the needs of students with disabilities. Its goal is to lobby for better accessibility and opportunity for students with physical disabilities.

Autism Speaks U- Miami University

Autism Speaks U Miami University aims to further the mission of Autism Speaks by engaging the campus and local community in awareness, advocacy and fundraising efforts to help individuals and families affected by autism.

Best Buddies

Best Buddies is a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for college students to have one-to-one friendships with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Best Buddies Friends Choir (BBFC)

The Best Buddies Friends Choir is a choir for adults with special needs who are members of the Miami University Chapter of Best Buddies.

National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus Oxford (NAMI on Campus)

NAMI on Campus provides information and resources to support students’ mental health and to empower them to take action on their college campuses. It helps to ensure that all students have positive, successful and fun college experiences.

Sign Language and Deaf Culture Awareness Club (Sign Language Club)

This club is a place to learn and practice American Sign Language. Students do not need to know ASL to join! It also strives to raise awareness on Miami's Campus about Deaf Culture.

Student Veterans Association (SVA)

SVA provides a network of support to student veterans, work with university administration to meet their needs, foster esprit de corps, and promote an understanding of issues. It also serves as a resource for student veterans to ease the transition into student life.

Students with Disabilities Advisory Council

SDAC is a student-led group on campus whose mission is to raise awareness about disability-related issues among students and faculty, and to provide support systems for Miami's disability community. As an advisory council to Student Disability Services, SDAC acts as a liaison between university stakeholders and Miami students with disabilities. For more information, please email

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