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Neurotypical Awareness: They Need Your Help

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© 2013 by Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg


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  1. 4/20/2013 | 9:04 pm Permalink

    I snorted, I laughed, I chuckled, I realised I was communicating non-verbally… thanks, love your work :)

    Er, hi :) I’m a long-time lurker; normally I follow you through RSS.

    I’m also a pre-service teacher, and this week, I’ve been asked to rewrite a Unit of Work on ‘Success’ which was designed for teenage students on the Spectrum. I’m re-reading your book & blog, and others’, to make sure I don’t fall for the trap of explicitly instructing kids in How To Be NT or implicitly glamorising the neurotypical.

    Could I make a request? I’d love to start with a few words from people with AS & ASD about the things they did in their teens which led to feeling successful. If you’re interested in responding, or you wouldn’t mind passing the request on to others, I’m asking for feedback via blog & twitter.

    Thanks for your time :)

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  2. 4/28/2013 | 12:40 pm Permalink

    I’m new around here, found this page through the guest post at Dave Hingsburger’s blog. I love your neurotypical awareness campaign (I am myself affected), and it reminded me of a page I found a while ago, the Institute for the Study of the Neurologically Typical, found here: http://isnt.autistics.org/index.html I hope you haven’t been linked to it by ten people already, I have to admit that I didn’t take the time to read the comments to the posts of your campaign.

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