Disability Resource Center

Contact Information

The Disability Resource Center hours of operation are located on our main page.

Individuals wishing to speak with one of our staff are encouraged to call ahead, though drop-ins are accepted as staff is available.

Disability Resource Center, University North Carolina Wilmington
DePaolo Hall, First Floor
601 South College Road Wilmington, NC 28403-5942
Phone: 910-962-7555 - Fax: 910-962-7556 - TDD 800-735-2962

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Disability Resource Center Staff

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Christopher Stone




As Director of UNCW’s Disability Resource Center, Dr. Stone assists students with disabilities in meeting their academic and personal goals, and collaborates with the university community to serve the broader mission of inclusivity. He developed and oversees the SEA.lab (Strategy Enhancement for Achievement) program, a comprehensive academic support for students with disabilities. Chris earned his M.Ed. in Post-Secondary Disabilities Services from St. Ambrose University, and his Ed D in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. In 2016, Chris served as the Co-Chair of Programs for the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) International Conference. Dr. Stone conducts research and speaks on topics related to Inclusion/Involvement for Diverse Populations, Self-Advocacy, the Metacognitive Development of Students, and Best Practices for Supporting Students with Disabilities.  


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Beth Ann Bryant-Richards

Assistant Director



Beth Ann Bryant-Richards is the Assistant Director of the Disability Resource Center (DRC). She is responsible for all aspects of the department in the absence of the director, and she reviews documentation and assists with setting accommodations for students with disabilities. Beth Ann manages programs for the SEA.lab, the DRC’s strategy enhancement program for students. Prior to joining UNCW, she was a learning specialist at DePaul University in the Center for Students with Disabilities. Beth Ann comes to disability services with almost 20 years of teaching rhetoric and composition to first-year college students. She also taught a sophomore seminar in the Rhetoric of Disability, merging two of her favorite topics. Beth Ann’s areas of interest include transition issues, universal design, and the intersectionality of disability identity. Beth Ann welcomes the chance to speak with students, faculty, staff, and community members to discover opportunities for collaboration.


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Richard "RJ" Kilgore

Disability Resource Coordinator



RJ Kilgore is the Disability Coordinator of the Disability Resource Center (DRC).  He serves as the primary contact person for the office, overseeing daily in-person and phone contact from students, faculty, and staff with disability or accessibility concerns.  RJ provides disability-related academic, career, and personal guidance for students and acts as the department liaison with support agencies and departments inside as well as outside of UNCW.  As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, RJ has experience providing services to students with disabilities in various settings.  He was previously employed with Vocational Rehabilitation in the New Hanover County Schools program, where he assisted students with a wide range of disabilities transition from high school to post-secondary education or the workforce. RJ is happy to assist you with any of your questions or concerns.  

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Betsy Terkeltoub

Testing Coordinator / Office Manager



Betsy Terkeltoub is the Testing Coordinator for the Disability Resource Center (DRC). Betsy is usually the first contact at the DRC, creating a welcoming environment for students, faculty, and staff. She is committed to assuring that the DRC is providing high quality services and organizes testing procedures for students who are using testing accommodations. Betsy has extensive administrative experience in the private sector and has been with UNCW for over ten years in a wide variety of roles, making her a valuable asset to the DRC. She has two grown children, and in her spare time, Betsy enjoys volunteering in the Wilmington community and loves traveling.