is a Board Certified Behavior
Analyst and has worked in the Philadelphia area as well
as in Maryland. At
present, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Towson
University in the Special Education Department, and has
held a faculty appointment at The
Catholic University of America.
is also interested in the inclusion of students with disabilities
in community settings, especially spiritual communities. She
began the disability ministry at St.
John the Evangelist Church in Columbia, MD.
addition, Chris worked with the Community
Connections project at the University of Maryland. She
has produced a video, "Let Me In: Including People
with Disabilities into Your Spiritual Community",
and is developing a series on online training modules on disabilities
for community providers and spiritual leaders.
her spare time, Chris is a musician and composer who is proficient
in 5 instruments (flute, piccolo, guitar, bass, and piano)
and is a classically trained soprano. She recently relocated
to Newark, DE with her husband, Ralph.