Timotheus “T.J.” Gordon, Jr


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Institute of Disability and Human Development, UIC

Biography


Timotheus “T.J.” Gordon, Jr. is a research assistant at UIC’s Institute of Disability and Human Development, writer, and autistic self-advocate in Chicago. Gordon usually advocates for autism and disability acceptance in communities of color, equitable funding for diverse learning, combating police violence towards people with disabilities He is also a co-founder of Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition, a group consisting of people of color with disabilities in the Chicagoland area who promote disability acceptance and self-advocacy in marginalized communities.