Disability Services

Wright State alumni to speak at Ohio Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy Day

Dan Darkow and TyKiah Wright-Wilson will speak at the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy Day, the annual Ohio Statehouse advocacy day, on March 1. Continue reading

Raider Rigs

Students with disabilities at Wright State can now explore campus and surrounding outdoor areas with new off-road, electric, accessible quad bikes. Continue reading

Tom Webb selected for training program to improve access to medical education for people with disabilities

Tom Webb, director of disability services, will receive training to help others in the field of disability inclusion and accommodation expand their involvement in the health sciences. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

Wright State University has recognized select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with Awards for Excellence. Continue reading

2022 Excellence in Service (Unclassified)

Heather Rando

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2022

Heather Rando, associate director of disability services, and the Raiders on the Autism Spectrum Excelling (RASE) Program have made a significant impact on countless students. Continue reading

Marketing advocate

Wright State marketing major Mary Trittschuh advocates for people with developmental disabilities through a summer internship

Marketing major Mary Trittschuh is interning with the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities this summer. Continue reading

Office of Disability Services honors scholarship recipients at annual banquet

The Office of Disability Services celebrated the accomplishments of 20 scholarship recipients and presented its Golden Spoke Awards at its annual Scholarship Awards Banquet. Continue reading

Tom Webb appointed to Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council

Tom Webb received a three-year appointment on the Statewide Independent Living Council, which promotes the full access and independence of people with disabilities. Continue reading

The disabled parenting dilemma

Kara Ayers, Ph.D., ’04 has been on the leading edge of the lightly researched topic of struggles faced by parents with disabilities

Kara Ayers is actively involved in disability policy through her work at the University of Cincinnati University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Continue reading

Disability studies expert Jay T. Dolmage to speak on Academic Ableism at virtual Wright State workshop

Part of Wright State’s Inclusive Excellence series, the workshop will be held on Webex on April 7–8. Continue reading