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Photo
Image Description
A white masculine-presenting person with short brown hair and a goatee standing in front of a tree wearing a striped orange button up shirt with a lighter orange shirt underneath, a dark brown pucca shell necklace, and black glasses
Country
United States
Website and social media
Twitter: @Eidle_Ira Instagram: @Iragram_ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ira-eidle-893a82199/ Personal Blog: auttakes.art.blog Autistic Archive: https://sites.google.com/view/autistic-archive/home?authuser=0
Bio
Ira Eidle is from Decatur, Georgia. He is an Autistic person who was diagnosed at a young age. Ira holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre and Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University. Ira was a cohort of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network’s 2020 Autism Campus Inclusion. He is also on the board of Autistic Inclusive Meets (AIM) USA and started a student organization on his campus called Neurodivergent Advocates of Kennesaw that he led for a year. Ira has also done undergraduate research on disability and performance which he presented at the 2021 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). In his freetime, Ira likes to play video games, rest in his bed, spend time with his dogs, and browse the internet. Ira is a staunch proponent of the neurodiversity movement and believes that nobody is too disabled to live an autonomous life.
Clips
Expertise
Media, Pop Culture, Film, Theatre, Poetry, Fiction, Politics, Disability Culture, Disability Rights, History, Criticism, Education, Americans with Disabilities Act, Food, LGBQT, Disability, Technology
Availability
Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Reported Features, Essays, Criticism, Editing, Sensitivity Reading, Radio Appearances, Television Appearances, Podcast Appearances
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