Services for Students with Disabilities

Wesley Smith Memorial Award

The Wesley Smith Memorial Award is an annual award available to all undergraduate and graduate students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Each year, one recipient will receive a $500 cash award in recognition of curricular and co-curricular success at the University of Michigan.  


Saul and Shirley Lederer Merit Award

Two merit scholarships have been established by Saul and Shirley Lederer to honor their grandson Adam Miller. This award is offered to students who have hearing, visual, and mobility disabilities. Two recipients are chosen annually for awards of $1,000 each.



Small Grants | Collaboratory for Technology, Health and Independence

The primary goal of the Technology Increasing Knowledge: Technology Optimizing Choice (TIKTOC) Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) at the University of Michigan is to develop and evaluate mobile technology that will enhance the ability of adolescents and young adults with disabilities to manage their health and transition to independence.                                               



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