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Office of Disability Services

Faculty Guide

Welcome and thank you for your commitment to students with disabilities! The purpose of this page is to acquaint faculty members with ODS procedures and best practices for the accommodation and inclusion of Wright State students with disabilities. The most crucial takeaway of this training is to help faculty and staff understand their roles and responsibilities for facilitating accommodation(s) and access. It is also our hope to share some information about The Office of Disability Services (ODS) and the partnerships we hope to foster between faculty and ODS.

Introduction & FAQs

Wright State University is committed to providing equal access to University programs and facilities for students, employees, and visitors who self-identify with a qualified disability. In accordance with The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and Section 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the University provides reasonable academic adjustments (accommodations) in order to minimize or eliminate the impact of a disability by allowing equal access and opportunity to participate in University programs.

Suggested Syllabus Statement

Wright State University is committed to diversity and inclusion and strives to ensure your academic journey is accessible. If you anticipate or experience disability-related barriers, please contact the Office of Disability Services (https://wright.edu/ods | disability_services@wright.edu | 937-775-5680) to explore solutions and develop a College Accommodation Plan (CAP). 

Talking About Disability

Learn more about how to address disability-related needs and discuss disability in the classroom. 

Technical Standards

Learn about how disability-related accommodations work in relation to technical standards. 

Faculty AIM Portal

View accommodation requests for all courses you are assigned to teach, upload syllabi and tests, and more.

Accommodations Overview

Learn more about how to implement accommodations for students in your courses