Disability Services

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

Clutch hit

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

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

Wright State Physicians Health Center building

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