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neurodiversity
 n.— «But in a new kind of disabilities movement, many of those who deviate from the shrinking subset of neurologically “normal” want tolerance, not just of their diagnoses, but of their behavioral quirks. They say brain differences, like body differences, should be embraced, and argue for an acceptance of “neurodiversity.”» —“Neurodiversity Forever” by Amy Harmon New York Times May 9, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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