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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 17, 2013
Wright State University will play host to a delegation of African officials coming to the United States to examine disability issues...
Jun 20, 2013
A high school student who plans to work with disabled youth will receive four years of tuition to Wright State in the Dayton’s CW Scholarship contest.
Apr 4, 2013
The Office of Disability Services held their annual scholarship reception on April 3. Financial aid awards and scholarships were given to students with disabilities who have excelled in academics...
Apr 1, 2013
Wright State University has received a $13,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to purchase 15 new wheelchairs for adaptive recreation...
Mar 22, 2013
A group of physically challenged recreation enthusiasts will be treated to a free scuba diving clinic at the Wright State University Natatorium in the Student Union Saturday, March 23...
Mar 11, 2013
Defense and construction contractors, a college consortium, a computer cabling manufacturer and agencies that help children and families will be among employers sifting for future employees...
Mar 7, 2013
The second annual Abilities Expo brought students, staff and faculty together for an unforgettable experience that was educational for all.
Mar 4, 2013
Using creativity to overcome adversity posed by physical and mental obstacles will be the focus of the second Annual Abilities Expo at Wright State University.
Dec 14, 2012
The Procter & Gamble Company has decided to partner with Wright State University to create a pipeline of students with disabilities...
Oct 19, 2012
Wright State students gathered at the Wingerd Service Dog Park on campus Friday, October 19, to remember friend and fellow accessibility advocate Samantha Laux...

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