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Why Johnny Doesn't Flap: NT Is Ok! (Hardcover)

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By Clay Morton, Gail Morton, Alex Merry (Illustrator)
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Johnny is different. He is never exactly on time, he can't seem to stick to a routine and he often speaks in cryptic idioms. Johnny is neurotypical, but that's OK.

A picture book with a difference, Why Johnny Doesn't Flap turns the tables on common depictions of neurological difference by drolly revealing how people who are not on the autistic spectrum are perceived by those who are. The autistic narrator's bafflement at his neurotypical friend's quirks shows that 'normal' is simply a matter of perspective.

About the Author


Clay Morton is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program at Middle Georgia State University. Gail Morton (MLIS) is a Public Services Librarian at Mercer University. Clay and Gail research issues of neurodiversity, particularly in relation to higher education. They are parents to a child with autism and are both advocates for the neurodiversity movement.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781849057219
ISBN-10: 1849057214
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: October 21st, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English