Disability Services

Presidential Lecture Series kicks off with professor and autism activist Temple Grandin

Presidential Lecture Series kicks off with professor and autism activist Temple Grandin

Wright State’s 2015-16 Presidential Lecture Series will focus on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Continue reading

Wright State, neighboring communities celebrate I-675 bridge opening

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Wright State Way bridge will provide a safe and convenient route between Wright State and the Mall at Fairfield Commons and the surrounding area. Continue reading

Students at Dayton Regional STEM School ratchet up campaign to help Ohioans with disabilities

Dayton Regional STEM School students with Peggy Lehner

Students at the Dayton Regional STEM School are working with state Sen. Peggy Lehner to pass legislation requiring public family restrooms with adult changing stations. Continue reading

Wright State Way pedestrian bridge set to open over I-675

Wright State Way ramp

Fairborn, Beavercreek, Wright State and Clark State Community College will celebrate the opening of the Wright State Way bridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 28. Continue reading

Miracle League baseball field is dream come true for players with disabilities

William Crotty at home plate at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

The Miracle League baseball field, inspired by Wright State student William Crotty, has become a magnet for young players with disabilities. Continue reading

Office of Disability Services offers new orientation program for incoming freshmen

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Wright State’s Office of Disability Services will offer its PreFlight orientation program for first-year students with disabilities Aug. 23 to Aug. 27. Continue reading

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Wright State’s William Crotty inspiration for Miracle League baseball field
William Crotty with bat at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

Wright State motion pictures student William Crotty inspired the creation of Dayton’s Miracle League baseball field for children and young adults with disabilities. Continue reading

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