Disability Services

Nearly 1,900 students graduate at Wright State University’s 2017 fall commencement

Led by Wright State’s seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16. Continue reading

Going for it all

Wright State exchange student Milica Knezevic conquers scuba diving, skydiving, rugby despite disability

Engineering student Milica Knezevic chronicles her sporting adventures through her popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Wright State’s Eréndira López-García named Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan by Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

Eréndira López-García, staff psychologist at the School of Professional Psychology, will be honored during the annual Governor’s Distinguished Hispanic Awards Gala in Columbus. Continue reading

Breaking Silences conference celebrates minds and bodies in all forms

The second Breaking Silences, Demanding Crip conference on Sept. 22-24 will explore “Standing in Solidarity.” Continue reading

Wright State professor Julie Williams receives prestigious national award for advancement of disability issues

Julie Williams, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association. Continue reading

WYSO features Wright State grad student Robert Sabwami

Excerpt In this installment from our series Just Ask: Talking About Disability, we hear from 41-year-old Robert Sabwami, who recalls his experience growing up in Kenya with a visual impairment. In this story produced by WYSO’s April Laissle, he says his journey … Continue reading

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Wright State junior Scott Humes flourishes in the hockey rink despite hearing loss

Scott Humes, a business major at Wright State, helped Team USA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Hockey Team win a gold medal in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships. Continue reading

Dayton Daily News writes about success of Wright State’s RASE program

Wright State University has offered a coaching program for students with Autism for five years now and officials say it has become the precedent for programs geared toward students with disabilities. Raiders on the Autism Spectrum Excelling, called RASE, provides … Continue reading

Wright State support network for students with autism is revolutionary

Office of Disability Services staffers outside the office

Offered by the Office of Disability Services, the Raiders on the Autism Spectrum Excelling program is gaining interest at other universities. Continue reading

Katherine Myers recognized for her contributions in the Office of Disability Services

Katherine Myers, an assistive technology specialist in the Office of Disability Services, recently received several awards for her work at Wright State. Continue reading