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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

Aug 19, 2014
Overseen by a team of volunteers, the Lake Campus community garden produces thousands of pounds of donated food and helps connect students to the Mercer County community.
Aug 5, 2014
Wright State University has launched a mobile application that enables students on the go to check their class schedule and grades, make payments and learn about campus events.
Jul 28, 2014
Student Government designs signs encouraging the community to give priority elevator access to people with disabilities, the elderly, pregnant women and people with small children.
Jul 14, 2014
Gina Oswald, director of the Rehabilitation Services and Transition To Work programs, spent a week in Havana with a national delegation exploring disability services in Cuba.
May 23, 2014
Zachary Holler '12 appointed by President Obama to a panel designed to advise the federal government on matters related to people with disabilities.
Apr 9, 2014
Wright State student Elizabeth Schrack won the 2014 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant and will represent the state at a national competition in August.
Mar 14, 2014
After working as a dentist and teaching in Mexico, Erendira López-García is now associate director of clinical training in Wright State's Office of Disability Services.
Mar 3, 2014
The Wright State community can meet Tiphany Adams and view an episode of "Push Girls" on March 10 in the Student Union Apollo Room.
Feb 19, 2014
Excerpt Wright State University has named Thomas Webb its new director of disability services — a highly-regarded position at the campus that is known nationally and internationally as a pioneer in accessibility. Webb comes to Wright State from the University …
Feb 13, 2014
Thomas Webb, a veteran disability services advocate focused on equal opportunity for all students, started this week as the new director of the Office of Disability Services.

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