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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

Apr 28, 2015
Excerpt Dan Darkow, age 21 and graduating this spring from Wright State University in Ohio, is president of the National Residence Hall Honorary and a resident assistant. He serves as director of disability affairs for the WSU student government, and …
Apr 27, 2015
Excerpt For graduating senior Dan Darkow, who has spinal muscular atrophy and has been in a wheelchair since age 3, the underground connections between 20 of the 22 academic buildings simply allow for easy access. “The tunnels offer a flat …
Apr 27, 2015
Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m.
Apr 13, 2015
Office of Disability Services will recognize graduating students, student employees and faculty and staff during annual Scholarship and Graduation Reception.
Mar 31, 2015
Steve Baskis’ Presidential Lecture at Wright State will be preceded by a video and speaker series on PTSD beginning April 2.
Mar 27, 2015
Wright State psychology major Jasmine Spradley was crowned the 2015 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio and will represent the state at a national competition in Iowa.
Jan 12, 2015
The wheelchair accessible sidewalk will provide students with better access to Wright State Physicians.
Oct 21, 2014
The Office of Disability Services will host several events to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Disability History Month.
Sep 3, 2014
Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation.
Sep 2, 2014
Mallory Holler, a senior rehabilitations services major at Wright State, uses Morse code to help her communication and gain more independence.

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