#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Twitter Chat

Topic: Autism in Academia

Moderator: @AUCDNews
Host: @TimGordonJr

Timotheus Gordon, Jr.
Research Assistant at University of Illinois at Chicago

Timotheus Gordon Jr. is a freelance writer and blogger specializing in autism acceptance, social commentary, sports, cosplay, and comic/anime conventions. He has been published in online publications such as Football.com, Creative Loafing Atlanta, and Yahoo Contributor Network. In addition, he takes event pictures at anime/comic conventions, rallies, college events, class reunions, 5K races, and church functions. Along with those two professions, he is currently an independent marketing representative, where they utilize social media and word-of-mouth to provide essential productions and show people how they can gain financial independence.


Q0) Introduce yourself! What is your interest in autism and academia? #Jobs4All

Q1) What myths & misconceptions do people have about people with disabilities in academia? #Jobs4All

Q2) What are some barriers to participating in academia for PWD? #Jobs4All

Q3) How can academia encourage more PWD, especially multiply marginalized PWD, to pursue academic careers? #Jobs4All

Q4) Who are the people in the disability community that make significant contributions to your field? #Jobs4All