Disability Services

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

Jamaican jaunt

Music education major Katie Schmidt shares her skills with the children of the Caribbean nation

During a study abroad and service-learning trip to Jamaica, Katie Schmidt taught students singing and how to play the recorder. Continue reading

Workout Buddy Program gives more opportunities for students

Through the Workout Buddy program, students with disabilities are introduced to and participate in sport and exercise with the assistance of a trainer. Continue reading

Wright State staff recognized for exceptional service to the university

The President’s Awards for Excellence annually recognize classified and unclassified staff for the vital role they play in the success of Wright State University. Continue reading