Tim Jin
Published March 16, 2021

Tim Jin is a disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy. He is on the board of directors for Disability Voices United, an organization focused on improving education and services for those with developmental disabilities. Jin advocates for improving the accessibility of technology-aided communication for those with speech-related disabilities.

Jin has been a member of advisory boards for organizations such as In-Home Support Services, the University of Southern California’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, and the Self-Determination Program Local Advisory Committee for Regional Center of Orange County.

Jin has been using an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device since elementary school. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication. 

He spoke to KQED about vaccine access for people with disabilities in California and wrote an opinion piece on the issue for the Los Angeles Times. He’s been quoted by KPCC/LAist and Kaiser Health News.

Courtesy of Mai Ling Chan

Expertise: Disability rights, disability issues, disability policy, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), living with cerebral palsy, use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices

Location: Fountain Valley, Calif.

E-mail: tim@jinonline.net

Phone (text only): 657-859-9391

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