What does this even mean?

neu·ro·typ·i·cal
ˌn(y)o͝orōˈtipikəl/
adjective
adjective: neurotypical; adjective: neuro-typical
  1. not displaying or characterized by autistic or other neurologically atypical patterns of thought or behavior.
    “neurotypical individuals often assume that their experience of the world is either the only one or the only correct one”

o·ver·rate
ˌōvərˈrāt/
verb
past tense: overrated; past participle: overrated
have a higher opinion of (someone or something) than is deserved.
“dismissing the work as pompous and overrated”
synonyms:
overestimate, overvalue, think too much of, attach too much importance to, praise too highly
“I think his music is overrated”

There’s a belief that dominates most societies, which is “everyone wants to be normal.” A frequent response to that is, “what is normal?” When most of us think of someone being “normal,” we think of them either being like us or not being like us. We label ourselves and others, using “normal” as the dividing mark. However, there really isn’t one “normal.”

I think “normal” simply means what we’re used to and comfortable with.

Within these posts and pages, you’ll discover that my “normal” may or may not be similar to yours. However, rest assured, it’s anything but neurotypical.

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