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The Words We Use

October 27, 2021

As an English major who also studied French, I find language fascinating. I love the etymology of words and their historical significance. I also like alliteration and idiomatic expressions. I love to play games with Andrew making up rhymes and reciting fairy tales that are often nonsensical, but also reflect centuries old terminology that was […]

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Perception vs Reality II

October 20, 2021

I set the stage in Part I by describing a very small moment in time where I felt the oppression of another person’s perceptions. I wanted to give some context and history as well as approach the topic from both the viewpoint of parenting children who are able bodied and neuro typical as well as […]

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Perception vs Reality – Part One

October 13, 2021

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