Nathan Deitcher was a member of our research team as a peer interventionist from March 2019. He previously worked for a year as an AmeriCorpsAbility member at the Ruttenburg Autism Center after graduating from Juniata College with a B.A in Philosophy.
Being a non-driver, he uses SEPTA system to commute around the Philadelphia area.
Alongside his work as a Peer Interventionist, he has provided consulting advice for the Institute for Contemporary Art to make their museum space their building and exhibits more inclusive and perpetually friendly for those with disabilities. He hopes that the insights of his lived experience as a traveler and a person on the spectrum can help expand the autonomy and capacities of the members of the autistic community he works with.
When he is not working, you can usually catch him haunting used bookshops and cafes.