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Ira Kraemer

Ira is a nonbinary, white, multiply disabled autistic adult who found out they were autistic during graduate school and then found the online autistic community. They graduated recently with a Masters in Neuroscience and have spent several years writing about their late diagnosis, educating parents of autistic kids, and helping autistic people understand themselves, as Autistic Science Person. They currently give informative talks on autism, consult on research, write about autism, and educate parents and professionals on accommodating and understanding autistic people. They were an active member of the disability student group at their university, advocating for increased accessibility on campus, including physical, sensory, and other disabilities. They love to talk about alexithymia and sensory sensitivities in general. In their free time, they enjoy playing computer games with their online friend group.

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