John Kim MS CCC-SLP, ATACP (he/him) is a doctoral student in the Joint Doctoral program at San Francisco State University (SFSU) & UC Berkeley in Special Education. John’s area of research is at the intersection of visual-graphic symbol acquisition, AAC system implementation, and equitable embodied design centering human-computer interaction for individuals with complex communication needs. At UC Berkeley, John currently serves as a Graduate Student Researcher for Writing Data Stories. John also serves as a Project Coordinator for a Federal Grant titled Project AAC for ALL at SFSU. John currently works as a speech-language pathologist and AAC specialist serving individuals, families, and communities.