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Disability Week to raise awareness

Disability Week to raise awareness

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 2, 2015

Just over one in four of today's 20-year-olds will become disabled before reaching age 67, according to the US social security administration. The University of Akron and the office of accessibility want to educate students by hosting disability awareness this week from Nov. 2 until Nov. 6. The ...

Retired cardiologist describes spiritual journey

November 15, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil When Dr. Terry A. Gordon found out that his son had been in a car accident that left him paralyzed, he immediately got on a plane to Colorado to see him. While on the plane, he found himself wondering whether he could handle the situation, when he heard encouraging words from God. ...

Wheeling into workouts: Rec Center improving services for the disabled

September 1, 2011

By: Alison Stewart The Student Recreation and Wellness Center has taken steps to improve its services for the fall semester.  The Office of Accessibility and the SRWS worked together to make the recreation center more handicap accessible. “Many recreation facilities across the country have started to ...