THE EDUCATIONAL TYRANNY OF THE NEUROTYPICALS

October 16th, 2018 - By jen in Autism Spectrum, Uncategorized

“Neurotypical” is a term used by the autism community to describe what society refers to as “normal.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 59 children, and one in 34 boys, are on the autism spectrum—in other words, neuroatypical. That’s 3 percent of the male population. If you add ADHD—attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—and dyslexia, roughly one out of four people are not “neurotypicals.”

Read full article: Wired, “THE EDUCATIONAL TYRANNY OF THE NEUROTYPICALS.”