Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Office of Disability Services (ODS)

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Anyone with questions on coronavirus is urged to call the ODH Coronavirus Hotline at 1.833.4.A.S.K.O.D.H (1.833.427.5634)

COVID-19 Update for Students 

Dear Students,

We are experiencing truly unique times. To keep you updated, we would like to share the following information concerning our office. Please check the Office of Disability Services website regularly for additional information and updates concerning our office and accommodations related to COVID-19 and remote learning.

We are Open! Our staff are continuing to work virtually - we must meet with you remotely. Our office line, 937.775.5680, will go to voicemail and the message passed to the appropriate staff member who will get back to you within one business day. Our fax machine is currently unavailable, please use upload features in AIM or Filelocker to send secure documents.

Registering with ODS: Please continue to use our Online Application for Services. We are still taking documentation and scheduling phone/skype appointments to establish services.

Case Management: We are still taking appointments and may meet with you by phone or Skype. Reach out to your case manager via email to schedule an appointment:

Remote Testing Accommodations: We have created a Remote Instruction FAQ's page. Please refer to this page for information on testing accommodations you may have available to you and how to utilize them.

Alternative Formats and Digital Accessibility: We are still accepting requests for alternative formats. Continue to use AIM to request materials in an Alternative Format, but check out this additional resource: Many Publishers and Book Retailers are making alternative format and accessible e-textbooks available for free to college students in response to COVID-19 and remote learning periods. Please take advantage for the following resources: VitalSource Helps, and Redshelf Responds.

Closed-Captionign Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: We are working with faculty and third-party vendors to provide closed captioning for videos and other pre-recorded media during our transition to remote instruction. Please direct questions or inquiries about closed captioning of course videos to Shonda Jones at Shonda.jones@wright.edu.

C-Print: Upon request, live lectures will be captioned remotely. For live remote C-Print, students will be provided with a link prior to the start of class. The captions can be accessed via, computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, at any time during class. As always, students will be emailed a transcript within 48 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Shonda Jones at Shonda.jones@wright.edu.

American Sign Language Interpreting: If you need remote ASL/English interpreting services, please let Shonda Jones at Shonda.jones@wright.edu know and she will work to provide video remote interpreting.

OOD Liaison: Our embedded BVR counselor from Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is also working remotely. You can reach Maggie Mejia, MRC, at her work cell phone 937.474.9628 or Marjorie.mejia@ood.ohio.gov.

Please stay safe and healthy,
Office Disability Services


The Office of Disability Services (ODS) recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity that is integral to society and to our campus community. Accessibility is an essential feature of the Wright State campus, and we strive to create an inclusive community for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. Over 800 students with ADD/ADHD, learning, medical, physical, and/or psychological disabilities participate in our programs.

Request Accommodations

To receive accommodations, students must complete a confidential registration process (separate from admissions):

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Submit professional documentation of disability, and
  3. Attend a College Accommodation Planning meeting

Access Accommodations

Access your AIM online services portal to request services, send letters to faculty, schedule exams, acknowledge policies, and more! Check out our AIM tutorials to learn how to mange your accommodations 24/7.

 

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