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How I found my vocation: ‘As a black, deaf student, I work 10 times harder’

I was told I wouldn’t be able to go to university, but I used that frustration to fuel my studies I feel like I’ve got two identities: being deaf and being black. It’s a double struggle to fit in and I’ve had to work 10 times harder than my classmates….

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Simon Baron-Cohen: ‘Neurodiversity is the next frontier. But we’re failing autistic people’ | Saba Salman

All different types of brains are normal, but greater understanding has not led to more money for autism, says world-leading expertAs a graduate in the 1980s, Simon Baron‑Cohen taught autistic children at a special school in London. Little was known ab…