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Wheels on Campus

A Guide to Wheelchair-Friendly Higher Education.  Researched and produced by New Mobility editors and writers.

We surveyed hundreds of colleges and interviewed more than 80 wheelchair-using students and disability service leaders to identify 20 colleges that create wheelchair-friendly campuses and cultures. 

  • Hear how current students at our Top 20 describe access, accommodations, housing, extracurricular activities, study abroad opportunities, and much more.
  • Learn how five unique graduates carved out their own paths to success in a wide variety of careers.
  • Tap into key college resources, including disability-specific scholarships and more.

           

 

ODS in the news

Jul 26, 2018
An awards ceremony will also recognize Molly Fore, a Wright State grad and human resources specialist with the Air Force Materiel Command who has worked with Wright State student interns.
Jun 21, 2018
The study abroad trip, led by the Office of Disability Services and the Rehabilitation Services Program, compared accessibility in England and the United States.
May 29, 2018
The Office of Disability Services works with tech company Sensible Innovations to develop a smartphone app that helps blind and visually impaired individuals navigate campus.
Feb 28, 2018
The explosive growth of Raidersgiving, a Thanksgiving celebration for Wright State University students who don’t go home for the holiday.
Dec 16, 2017
Led by Wright State's seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16.
Dec 11, 2017
Engineering student Milica Knezevic chronicles her sporting adventures through her popular YouTube channel.
Oct 5, 2017
Eréndira López-García, staff psychologist at the School of Professional Psychology, will be honored during the annual Governor’s Distinguished Hispanic Awards Gala in Columbus.
Sep 13, 2017
The second Breaking Silences, Demanding Crip conference on Sept. 22-24 will explore "Standing in Solidarity."
Aug 14, 2017
Julie Williams, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association.
Aug 3, 2017
Excerpt In this installment from our series Just Ask: Talking About Disability, we hear from 41-year-old Robert Sabwami, who recalls his experience growing up in Kenya with a visual impairment. In this story produced by WYSO’s April Laissle, he says his journey …

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