Dr. Stone leads Disability Resources in its efforts to assist disabled students in meeting their academic and personal development goals, and supports the University community in the broader mission of inclusivity and opportunity by advocating for the full participation of disabled students at Washington University. Dr. Stone seeks to collaborate on issues related to Inclusion and Involvement for Diverse Populations, the Metacognitive Development and Transition Needs of Students, Legal Aspects of Disability in Higher Education, and Best Practices for Supporting Disabled Students.
Chris has served on the board of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), and the North Carolina affiliate of AHEAD (NCAHEAD). They co-chaired AHEAD’s annual conference (2016), served on an AHEAD work group examining the AHEAD assessment tools available for campuses and departments seeking to evaluate their efforts on behalf of students with disabilities, and, most recently, was the Accessibility Advisor to the 2022 ACPA Convention. Chris regularly presents at national and international conferences, including at the Inaugural Inclusion School conference held in March 2020, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where they gave a keynote address and was a featured presenter. Chris is now a member of the Inclusion School conference organizing body preparing for the 2023 event.
Following graduation from Central College (Pella, IA), Chris taught high school and junior high Literature and Language Arts, before attending St. Ambrose University (Davenport, IA) and earning his M Ed: Post-Secondary Disabilities Services. Chris completed his Ed D from George Washington University, in Washington, DC.