Disability Services

Tunnels access: Perspective from a student with physical disabilities

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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 … Continue reading

Navigating the campus underground

Wright State tunnels between Fawcett and Oelman

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 … Continue reading

More than 2,100 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement

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Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Continue reading

Office of Disability Services to honor graduating students

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Office of Disability Services will recognize graduating students, student employees and faculty and staff during annual Scholarship and Graduation Reception. Continue reading

Blind veteran and adventurer Steve Baskis to give Presidential Lecture at Wright State

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Steve Baskis’ Presidential Lecture at Wright State will be preceded by a video and speaker series on PTSD beginning April 2. Continue reading

Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio

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Wright State psychology major Jasmine Spradley was crowned the 2015 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio and will represent the state at a national competition in Iowa. Continue reading

Wright State Physicians adds wheelchair accessible sidewalk to health center on campus

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The wheelchair accessible sidewalk will provide students with better access to Wright State Physicians. Continue reading

Office of Disability Services to offer film screening and career fair

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The Office of Disability Services will host several events to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Disability History Month. Continue reading

Staff, units recognized for excellence

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Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation. Continue reading

Breaking the code

Senior Mallory Holler learns Morse code for communication and independence
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Mallory Holler, a senior rehabilitations services major at Wright State, uses Morse code to help her communication and gain more independence. Continue reading