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Spring Accommodation Requests

Students are responsible for requesting accommodations online in the Student SAM Portal at the beginning of every semester.

February is Low Vision Awareness Month!

The month of February is Low Vision Awareness Month. Low vision describes significant visual impairments that aren't correctable through glasses, medication, eye surgery or contact lenses. It’s often characterized by partial sight such as blind spots, tunnel vision or blurred vision. The most common causes of low vision in the United States are glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and cataracts. Other causes include strokes, traumatic brain injury and various diseases. For more information on eye diseases, visit Prevent Blindness.

Welcome Shana Oates

Shana Oates

Shana D. Oates is a second year Ph.D. student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program at Miami University. She will be joining the Miller Center team for spring semester doing an independent study learning about the work of a disability services office. Prior to beginning the doctoral program, Shana acquired relevant student affairs experience working in a variety of functional areas including academic advising, new student orientation, student activities, and college transition programs. Her research interests encompass campus initiatives and programs designed specifically for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including strategies to assist faculty and staff as they support this specific population. In addition to her duties in the Miller Center, her doctoral associateship includes teaching, research and administrative duties in the department of Educational Leadership.