The Office of Disability Services works with tech company Sensible Innovations to develop a smartphone app that helps blind and visually impaired individuals navigate campus.
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
May 29, 2018
Raidersgiving, Match Day, Science Olympiad voiced as Wright State points of pride in latest community dialogue
Feb 28, 2018
The explosive growth of Raidersgiving, a Thanksgiving celebration for Wright State University students who don’t go home for the holiday.
Dec 16, 2017
Led by Wright State's seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16.
Dec 11, 2017
Engineering student Milica Knezevic chronicles her sporting adventures through her popular YouTube channel.
Wright State’s Eréndira López-García named Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan by Ohio Latino Affairs Commission
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."
Wright State professor Julie Williams receives prestigious national award for advancement of disability issues
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 …