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Office for Disability Services
The Office for Disability Services (ODS) at the Ohio State University offers a variety of individualized accommodations and support services for students with documented disabilities, including Learning Disabilities, Deafness/ Hearing difficulty, Blindness/Low Vision, Mobility Limitations, Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ ADHD), Psychiatric Conditions, Medical Disabilities, Temporary Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The mission of ODS is to collaborate with and empower students who have disabilities in order to coordinate support services and programs that enable equal access to an education and university life. To speak with an ODS counselor to discuss referral options and potential services for a student that may need accommodations, please call 614-292-3307. Our meetings and contact will be discreet and CONFIDENTIAL. You may also visit our website for more information specific to veterans. Important--Utilizing OSU services WILL NOT affect your VA Disability Rating nor your eligibility for VA Medical Care.
Counseling and Consultation Services
Counselors at Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) are available to enrolled students at Ohio State and can help with trauma, stress, life transitions, and other personal matters. Call 292-5766 to arrange an appointment with a counselor. All enrolled students are entitled to ten free visits, regardless of medical coverage. You may also speak with Berhane Messay, PhD., Psychologist, by calling 614-292-5766 and mentioning your veteran status when scheduling an appointment.