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Academic, attorney, editor, and former professor of English discusses writing, literary theory, and items of general nerditude. Sometimes cats!
A few weeks ago, “Whole Body Listening Larry” made the rounds of the autistic community: The discussion at the time centered on how Larry’s approach to listening is a neurotypical-centric one, and that, for many neurodivergent people (including autistic people), … Continue reading
I’ve spent far too long this summer revising my seminar paper deconstructing “speak” as it appears in discussions about autism and autistic people. While I’m continually reminded of the need to publish it (especially by posts like this one at Emma’s Hope Book), … Continue reading
Recently, I realized that both my husband and I might benefit greatly if we added a few signs to our shared vocabulary – specifically, the words and phrases I’d be likely to need most while out in public. Not only do … Continue reading