Office for Disability and Access

For Parents

The transition to college is an exciting and challenging time for any family. However, it can be particularly concerning for parents of a student with a disability.

A guide to understanding the differences between High School and College


While Oberlin provides resources and services to support students with disabilities and their families, it also can be helpful for parents to receive information and guidance from other parents. 

Parent to Parent

A series of letters written to parents with college students with disabilities by parents of current and former college students with disabilities.  

Julia B. Osborn family 
Jane Jarrow, PhD