A New Definition of Autism: Extraordinary

Mar 21, 2013 by

I just watched this woman, Faith Jegede, talk about her life with her two brothers with autism in one of the TED talks, and it’s wonderful. Without sentimentalizing the condition or sugarcoating its challenges, she redefines their lack of “normalcy” into its logical conclusion: that they are, in fact, extraordinary.

The video is pretty short, just 6 minutes. If you have any sort of connection or interest to autism at all, you’ll want to see this:

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