PHOTO: Tim Wheat speaking with a bookcase in the background

Timothy Wheat
735 S 42ND ST
Boulder, CO 80305


The University Of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
B.A. History and Philosophy 1987. Graduate studies in Education 1988-1989.



October 2002 to present Center for People With Disabilities
1675 Range Street Boulder CO 80301 (303) 442-8662
Independent Living Specialist 
I assist people with disabilities to live independently in our community, especially people with significant disabilities moving from an institutional setting into their own home. I work one-on-one with people and organize individuals to advance civil rights for people with disabilities. I develop and curate the CPWD website:

I edit and produce the ADAPT Action Report that provides photographs, commentary and news from the national ADAPT Actions

I edit and produce the MCIL Journal for the Memphis Center for Independent Living
January to September 2003 Free Our People March  

I was one of 19 volunteer National Coordinators for the Free Our People March. My specific duties were to raise money for the march, produce and manage the website and produce Internet related media for the march.

May 1996 to presentThe Memphis Center for Independent Living
1633 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 726-6404
Systems Advocate
As the ADA Community Organizer I support, plan and coordinate media and civic events to advance the philosophy of independent living. I design and develop the MCIL web site ( I produce and edit the quarterly newsletter, The Declaration! I coordinated the RAMP It Up! program that built 25 access ramps in 1998 and 1999 by creating custom ramp designs and coordinating civic and social groups to provide volunteer labor. I provide technical assistance on the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and report to the state ADA Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center project coordinator.

I produced the MCIL Rental Housing Accessibility Survey that examined 2899 covered units that identified over 1700 barriers in newly constructed units.

to 1997
T.G.I. Friday's
2115 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 278-4026
Feb. 1991
to Nov. 1992
3782 University Dr. Huntsville, AL 35805 (256) 533-2101
Trainer, Food Server.
April to
Oct. 1990
U.S.D.A. Forest Service
Stikine Ranger District Wrangell, Alaska 99833 (907) 747-6671
Volunteer Resource Assistant.
June 1988
to Feb. 1989
The University Of Alabama Gorgas (Main) Library
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 (205) 348-6114
Student Assistant.


I enjoy outdoor activities and have crossed the continent twice on my bicycle.

References will be furnished on request.


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