Empowering Neurodiverse Communities: How ChatGPT Can Help Libraries Support Neurodivergent Users
Jason L. Yearick, 2023 Showcase
: Everybody has a voice: Some shout from rooftops where everyone can hear, while the wind carries away the whispers of others. With every voice, there is a story inside waiting to be told. Unfortunately, in our current society, only the individuals with the most vocal presence tend to receive attention, leaving those who are more reserved and quieter to be overlooked and disregarded. The emergence of ChatGPT and AI has made it possible for anyone to become a storyteller, giving everyone a chance to share their voice and tell their story. View the presentation.
Jason L. Yearick (he/him/his) is a nontraditional student who, instead of moving forward into his retirement years, has started his second career after predominately working in IT. Jason’s love of God, people, research, and teaching has led him to pursue an MLIS degree at San Jose State University. After San Jose State, Jason hopes to serve his community through academic or public librarianship while continuing his pursuit of higher education.