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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

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 …
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.

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