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what does NT stand for????

(5 Posts)
anniebear Mon 20-Dec-04 22:18:00

I presume it is a child who doesnt have special needs, but what exactly does it stand for?

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misdee Mon 20-Dec-04 22:19:04

neurotypical. i think.

anniebear Mon 20-Dec-04 22:19:49

thank you very much!

JanH Tue 21-Dec-04 11:03:52

It means Neurologically Typical - it's a joke really.

hohohoheartinthecountry Tue 21-Dec-04 14:34:18

As I understand it, it is basically a way of saying 'normal' without infering that a child who has SN is not 'normal' IYSWIM. I think it goes beyond being a joke really - although that link obviously was janh (liked it!).

I believe that in the states they often use 'typical' rather than 'normal'. I have kind of adopted this.

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