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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 25, 2016
Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Apr 15, 2016
The Office of Disability Services recognized graduating students, student employees and faculty and staff during its annual Scholarship and Graduation Reception.
Mar 8, 2016
Maysoon Zayid will deliver the Honors Institute's keynote address on March 22, while disability rights attorney Laura Osseck will give the institute's luncheon address on March 23.
Feb 9, 2016
The Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers Region IV will sponsor “Understanding Barriers to Learning” on March 8.
Jan 14, 2016
Regardless of the weather, the tunnels are an especially convenient way for students with disabilities to navigate around campus.
Nov 30, 2015
Wright State student Mitchell Schneider is flourishing in university’s world of physics. The sophomore is majoring in both physics and math and is carrying a 4.0 GPA.
Nov 27, 2015
Weeklong visit to Wright State by a delegation of officials from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, promises to strengthen the existing relationship between the two schools and create new opportunities.
Nov 16, 2015
The Dec. 8 seminar will provide professionals with information about individual and environmental factors that affect learning in children and adults in the Miami Valley.
Nov 6, 2015
For Wright State students who use wheelchairs, having a wheelchair mechanic on campus regularly is a godsend.
Nov 5, 2015
It may have started small, but now it's gotten big and Raidersgiving needs your help.

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