What's Wrong with Normal? (w/ Jonathan Mooney)

January 08, 2021 00:45:26
What's Wrong with Normal? (w/ Jonathan Mooney)
The Learning and Forgetting Podcast
What's Wrong with Normal? (w/ Jonathan Mooney)

Jan 08 2021 | 00:45:26

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Show Notes

This episode's guest is not normal... and that is a GREAT thing. Jonathan Mooney is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and activist within the disability rights community. Before all that, he was a kid struggling in school with various diagnosed disabilities, told that he just wasn't normal. Today we talk about his recent book Normal Sucks, where he interrogates and examines this idea we have of normality, and how we've built a culture that strives for it. We talk about how we can - teachers, students, parents - build a culture that welcomes and supports difference and diversity instead.

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