Category: medicine

Is Neurotypicality Real?

Neurotypical: the opposite of Neurodivergent. Neurodivergent: having a neurology that diverges from the norm, for example mental illness, psychiatric disability, intellectual disability, processing differences. With the above definitions in place,
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Sensation

This really feels like one of those revelatory "I couldn't see the wood for the trees" kind of moments. One more point in understanding why we experience the
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The Fever Effect

On Tuesday, the National Autistic society reported on the recent episode of The A Word, in which an autistic character is ill and suffering from a fever. The
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Defining Autism

S.R. Salas wrote a brilliant post about the problems of defining the autistic experience by neurotypical standards. Sadly, their blog is down and has been for some time.
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