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If I’m Neuro-Typical, Can I Write About the Neuro-Diverse?

If I’m Neuro-Typical, Can I Write About the Neuro-Diverse?

In 2003, Mark Haddon made a well-deserved splash with his first novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. It’s a coming-of-age tale posing as a mystery, narrated by Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome. It was a break-through book, one that introduced people on the autism spectrum, especially the autistic savant, to […]

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