Access, Accountability and Equity: Working with the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) to Provide Equitable Assistance to Students With and Without Disabilities

Thursday, March 23, 2023
2:50 PM - 4:05 PM


This workshop is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE office.


To attend the webinar, log-in as a guest at This is a Blackboard Collaborate Session.


The webinar starts at 2:50 p.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 2:55 p.m. 


Late arrival and/or early exit from the workshop invalidates receiving credit. 


This presentation will discuss the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) , how students access and utilize services and accommodations, and how the SDRC works to support faculty, staff, and students. Examples of accommodations and services will be provided in regard to visible and invisible disabilities, permanent and temporary conditions, and the individualized impact of these conditions among students. Additionally, it will also review the transition of students with disabilities to higher education and the differences in student expectations and student responsibilities in college.


This is an elective session for a certificate of completion in Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence.


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Chris Waitt
Disability Resource Coordinator
Student Disability Resource Center

Chris Waitt works in the Student Disability Resource Center as one of the Disability Resource Coordinators. He has been in his role for 5+ years with the SDRC. He holds a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling, as well as a Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Waitt has a vast array of experience in working with students with different disabilities (LD, ASD, mental health, physical, etc.). His professional interests include work with veterans with disabilities and he sat on the Veterans Council for USC as a representative of the SDRC.