Office of Student Life

Disability Services

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Looking for a quick overview of our office's mission and services available? Check out our Overview Video.


Disability Services is pleased to offer presentations and workshops on disability-related topics for the campus community. Below is a list of our most common presentation topics. With enough notice, presentations are customizable to your office or organization’s goals, needs, and time constraints. To submit a presentation request, please contact Adam Crawford (Crawford.843@osu.edu).

Disability Services Overview

Standard time: 15-30 minutes

Subjects typically covered:

  • Our mission
  • Legal mandates
  • Services offered
  • Referring students for services
  • Q&A

Assistive Technology Overview

Standard time: 15-30 minutes

Subjects typically covered:

  • Overview/demonstration of common assistive technologies (hardware and software)
  • Overview/demonstration of helpful apps for organization, note-taking, etc.

Specific Student Populations (e.g. Students with Autism, Deaf/Hard of Hearing)

Standard time: 30-60 minutes

Subjects typically covered:

  • Our services & how to refer students
  • Overview of specific disability
  • Tips and strategies for working with this student population

“You’re So Crazy!”: Bias, Stereotypes, & Etiquette

Standard time:  30-60 minutes

Subjects typically covered:

  • Negative and positive portrayals of individuals with disabilities in the media
  • Discussion of the implications of bias and stereotypes
  • Etiquette tips

Disability as Diversity: Ableism, Identity, & Inclusive Practice

Standard time: 60 minutes – 3 hours

Subjects typically covered:

  • Our services & how to refer students
  • Social identity & ableism
  • Medical vs. social model of disability
  • Discussion of bias and stereotypes
  • Accessibility guidelines for student life offices
  • Etiquette tips
  • Universal design principles

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