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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 24, 2017
Scott Humes, a business major at Wright State, helped Team USA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Hockey Team win a gold medal in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships.
May 31, 2017
Wright State University has offered a coaching program for students with Autism for five years now and officials say it has become the precedent for programs geared toward students with disabilities. Raiders on the Autism Spectrum Excelling, called RASE, provides …
May 30, 2017
Offered by the Office of Disability Services, the Raiders on the Autism Spectrum Excelling program is gaining interest at other universities.
Mar 9, 2017
Katherine Myers, an assistive technology specialist in the Office of Disability Services, recently received several awards for her work at Wright State.
Nov 7, 2016
During a study abroad and service-learning trip to Jamaica, Katie Schmidt taught students singing and how to play the recorder.
Sep 16, 2016
Through the Workout Buddy program, students with disabilities are introduced to and participate in sport and exercise with the assistance of a trainer.
Sep 15, 2016
The President's Awards for Excellence annually recognize classified and unclassified staff for the vital role they play in the success of Wright State University.
Sep 6, 2016
Students, faculty and staff at Wright State’s Dayton Campus are able to call university police at the touch of a button.
Sep 2, 2016
Excerpt Katherine L. Myers is recognized by Continental Who’s Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Higher Education. Katherine is the Assistive Technology Specialist for the Office of Disability Services at Wright State University. Located outside of downtown Dayton, …
Sep 1, 2016
Students can travel to Cuba to compare that country's public accessibility with the United States during a course on Community Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Cuba.

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