Daily Archives : October 6, 2014

Call it Neurodiversity. Not Mental Illness.

When I was asked to participate in Mental Illness Awareness Week, I balked at the idea.  I have never identified as having a mental illness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a mental illness is “a medical condition…

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I Don’t Know What I Am Doing. Thankfully.

“You are going to have the time of your life!”  “Freshman year was the best!”  “College will be great!”  No doubt these remarks sound familiar. From receiving those acceptance letters, to move-in day, to meeting quirky people from all over…

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