Review of Wexler, Autism in a Decentered World (2016).

Majia H. Nadesan

Abstract


Alice Wexler’s Autism in a Decentered World offers a novel epistemology of autism that valorizes autistic ways of experiencing by celebrating the artistic expressions of self-identified autistic people. Wexler launches her project to valorize autistic experience by first deconstructing the narrative fiction upon which modernist conceptions of neurological normality, or neurotypicality, were founded.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15353/cjds.v7i1.407

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