Jessica Stone M.S., CRC, LPC

Office of Disability Access
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Jessica Stone (Naert) is the Assistant Director of Accessible Instruction and Assistive Technology for the Office of Disability Access (ODA). Jessica is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She is a proud UNT alumni, obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Studies and her Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. During her academic career, she interned at the ODA and is honored to be back "where it all began." Following this internship, she worked as a Transition Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for 5 years, assisting high school students with disabilities transition out of high school and into the work force or some sort of academic training. In doing so, she served on several statewide and regional teams to develop programming, services, and best practices when working with the transition-aged population, especially those with neurodevelopmental disorders. Jessica is fluent in American Sign Language and has been involved in the Deaf community most of her life.

Jessica serves as the Staff Advisor for the Blind and Visually Impaired Alliance (BVIA), a student organization on campus for students who are visually impaired and students involved/interested in becoming involved with the visually impaired community.

Outside of her time at the ODA, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs, Genio, Makiko and Daisy. She also enjoys volunteering in the community, serving as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services, and volunteering with disability organizations and animal rescue.