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Forget Normal

Forget “normal.” Recognize that when it comes to human diversity — including the diversity of minds — “normal” is a highly subjective, culturally-constructed fiction. Recognize that there is no “normal” mind, and that conformity to the local conception of “normal” is in no way synonymous with health, well-being, or personal fulfillment – and is, in fact, […]

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Neurotypical

It’s the last day of Autism Awareness Month, and I’ve been ruminating for at least thirty days about what I should write.  At this point, so much has been written already.  I feel like what I can most contribute is my own experience in helping my son learn to manage his differences in a world […]

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Brand recognition

This past weekend we went to a party to celebrate the First Communion of my niece.  It was a big, fun party with family and lots of family friends, and it was especially fun for me and my partner because we got to play pass-the-baby with our littlest one (Wynn), which gave us one toddler […]

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We’ve moved!

Hello family & friends, As it turns out, I have come to enjoy blogging – so much so that I decided to start a professional blog, too! I am hoping that it will help me get back on track with my anthropology writing. I thought it was best to keep this domain for my work […]

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