Tag Archives: neurodivergent

Your pro gun control rhetoric is dangerous for people like me

Mental illness has become a scapegoat for systemic violence, and I’m scared for my friends. Continue reading

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I am invisible

There is almost nothing written about nonverbal learning disorder in adults. Almost nothing.¬†What little there is, is written by the so-called “experts” – psychologists and the like, often about how to recognize it in adults, or tips for surviving the … Continue reading

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How to make your social movement more inclusive of neurodiversity

Some friends and I have been talking¬†lately about the ways that people with learning disabilities, developmental disabilities and mental health issues have become excluded from the social justice organizations that we have been a part of. Even in grassroots collectives … Continue reading

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