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The Beauty of Learning and Sensemaking- Review from “Jewish Book World”

BY GABOR POR · JUNE 30, 2022

Thoughts on “Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and Faith” by Jacki Edry

“I have been blessed with the ability to learn and experience new and beautiful things every day.” I did not just find this sentence- from the 81st page of Jacki Edry’s book- beautiful but also inspirational. The personal reason that it brightened me was that it deeply resonated with me. I realized that in those days of mine when I learn something I feel happier and more balanced. I also know that I often crave new experiences and feel more satisfied when I get them. But I have never put these together and certainly not so succinctly as Edry did. 

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Jacki Edry

Jacki Edry is a graduate of Hampshire College and has an extensive background in education, writing, and marketing. She has been exploring the world of autism and neurodiversity for over thirty-five years. 

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