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Nick Walker
The idea that there is one “normal” or ”healthy” type of brain or mind or one ”right” style of neurocognitive functioning, is no more valid than the idea that there is one ”normal” or ”right” gender, race or culture. – Nick Walker

Nick Walker is a queer, transgender, autistic writer and educator whose work explores the edges and intersections of somatic psychology, depth psychology, queer theory, neurodiversity, and creative transformation. 

Dr. Walker is the author of the book Neuroqueer Heresies, and co-creator of the urban fantasy webcomic Weird Luck.

She is senior aikido instructor at the Aiki Arts Center in Berkeley, a leading thinker in the emergent field of neurodiversity studies, and a lifelong zen practitioner





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