Definition of neurotypical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l/


Not displaying or characterized by autistic or other neurologically atypical patterns of thought or behaviour: neurotypical individuals often assume that their experience of the world is either the only one or the only correct one
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  • Neurotypical people, like me, understand ourselves at least partly in terms of how others see us.
  • As the mother of two autistic sons and one neurotypical one, I regard this as an ethical minefield.
  • They often don't want to participate in gossip about people, or conversations about popular culture that many neurotypical people follow such as celebrities, television soaps, or sports events.


1990s: from neuro- + typical.

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