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Saturday, November 11 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Neurodivergence and Changeling Mythologies
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Autism, ADHD, and other spectrum disorders are often decried as products of the modern era, but does our own traditional lore suggest that these conditions have been a literally de-humanized part of our communities all along?

Speakers
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Debra Baker

Debra Baker is a knitter, a reader, and a filker of the non-singing variety. She's also been known to run a con suite.
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Prose Cassells

Having followed the paths of story through way too much education, Prose is most happy where stories come back into the body: embodied cognition and dance. She is currently teaching Psychology, Latin, Writing, and Mythology to hapless high school students in Silver Spring, MD.
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Justine Graykin

Justine Graykin is a writer and free-lance philosopher sustained by her deep, abiding faith in Science and Humanity (well, Science, anyway), and the belief that humor is the best anti-gravity device. She lives, writes and putters around her home in rural New Hampshire, occasionally... Read More →
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Rebecca Robare

Dr. Rebecca Robare has a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience and has worked as a college professor, camp counselor, science writer, library book-shelver, dishwasher, brain wave recorder, and cognitive simulation builder, before landing in her current job of statistical analyst. She is always... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two