Disability Services

Office of Disability Services to offer film screening and career fair

Kelsey Carroll

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
Mallory Holler with her service dog Sparrow

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

Growing season

Lake Campus garden shares its bounty with the community
Kip Wright, Lake Campus garden

Overseen by a team of volunteers, the Lake Campus community garden produces thousands of pounds of donated food and helps connect students to the Mercer County community. Continue reading

Going Up: New elevator signs to encourage priority for students with disabilities

Megan Gillespie

Student Government designs signs encouraging the community to give priority elevator access to people with disabilities, the elderly, pregnant women and people with small children. Continue reading

Cuba connection

Wright State’s Gina Oswald gets up-close view of disability services in Caribbean nation
Gina Oswald

Gina Oswald, director of the Rehabilitation Services and Transition To Work programs, spent a week in Havana with a national delegation exploring disability services in Cuba. Continue reading

Wright State grad appointed to presidential committee on disability

Zachary Holler

Zachary Holler ’12 appointed by President Obama to a panel designed to advise the federal government on matters related to people with disabilities. Continue reading

Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio, advances to national pageant

Elizabeth Schrack

Wright State student Elizabeth Schrack won the 2014 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant and will represent the state at a national competition in August. Continue reading

South of the border: Erendira López-García’s job at Wright State followed a twisting career path

Erendira López-García

After working as a dentist and teaching in Mexico, Erendira López-García is now associate director of clinical training in Wright State’s Office of Disability Services. Continue reading