Posted on 04/29/2022 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

April is both National Poetry Month and Autism Acceptance Month in the United States.

And several neurodivergent poets expressed appreciation for that convergence in an interview with NPR.

Neurodivergent refers to variations in how a person's brain functions and processes information, as compared to what might be considered, well, "typical."

In the case of poet Adam Wolfond, that means he doesn't speak; instead, he communicates through movement and typing.

He and other poets in this community shared more of their thoughts on what language and creative output mean to them with NPR.

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