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Troy Camplin
Works at Camplin Creative Consulting
Attended UT-Dallas
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A Taxing Ascent
I tried to build a hermit's hut Where I could have repose A place where I could live and think And feel warm nature's flows But I must pay the yearly tax Upon this property And those who tax insist my hut's Connected to the tree Utilities must all branch in...
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Fiction for Empathy in Bibliotherapy
It's wonderful to see there are people out there making a living and a career out of the very insights and understandings of literature as developing empathy I've been developing for several years now. I've written about these things here and here and here ...
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A Pathological Look at Neurotypical Behavior
            When you read about autism, you
typically read about it as a pathology. Autistic people are viewed as being
normal people with pathological deviations from the norm. Every so often you
will come across an article that delineates a few of the spe...
When you read about autism, you typically read about it as a pathology. Autistic people are viewed as being normal people with pathological deviations from the norm. Every so often you will come across an article that delinea...
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Non-Verbal Communication and Autism -- Some Personal Consequences
Autism is considered to be a communication disorder. It is of course much more than that, and the definition of dis-order depends on one's standard of order, but in a world dominated by neurotypicals, our differences are considered to be disorders. And give...
Autism is considered to be a communication disorder. It is of course much more than that, and the definition of dis-order depends on one's standard of order, but in a world dominated by neurotypicals, our differences are cons...
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Reflections on Being a Student on the Spectrum
Teaching 2nd grade summer school Reading and Math, I cannot help but reflect upon my own elementary school education. I was always considered by pretty much everyone, including my teachers, to be a very intelligent child. Any bad grades were considered to b...
Teaching 2nd grade summer school Reading and Math, I cannot help but reflect upon my own elementary school education. I was always considered by pretty much everyone, including my teachers, to be a very intelligent child. Any...
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Flags and Heroes
A flag denotes a boundary-choose your hero, A carrier of flags across the edge To colonize new lands and thoughts Where peace is made from winning wars and zero Sum games are all the hero plays-he'll wedge Himself into old lands with his old oughts?- Or...
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A Literature of Autism for Empathy-Creation
On my main blog, Interdisciplinary World, I wrote about a CNN article that discusses some of the more recent work that has been done on the connection between fiction and empathy-creation. This connection suggests several things to me regarding the gulf bet...
On my main blog, Interdisciplinary World, I wrote about a CNN article that discusses some of the more recent work that has been done on the connection between fiction and empathy-creation. This connection suggests several thi...
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Fairy Tales
Our souls remember infancy, the crib Confining us in safety, mother's breast A source of food and safety where our warmth Resided--we remained her favored guest. And slowly from this comfort we emerged Into a place of play and isolation, Connections made an...
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Neurotypicals Have a Communication Disorder
I generally disdain the very idea that ignorance is bliss, but I may have come across an example of where it is most definitely true. It is one thing to have everyone constantly misunderstand you and misinterpret what you do or say, but it is quite another ...
I generally disdain the very idea that ignorance is bliss, but I may have come across an example of where it is most definitely true. It is one thing to have everyone constantly misunderstand you and misinterpret what you do ...
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Drawers
They lay like wrinkled flowers in the cedar Drawer, pastels and white, cool cotton wraps Absorbing smells of bourbon--I would feed her Musk-scented soul with all our evening naps And gaze upon her breaking morning, drink The milk of morning that we must for...
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A Proposal for Education Reform
All teaching should be structured so that autistic children can learn the material. Because if an autistic child can learn it, a neurotypical child will be able to learn is using that method as well. That means anchoring language to images and repetition. B...
All teaching should be structured so that autistic children can learn the material. Because if an autistic child can learn it, a neurotypical child will be able to learn is using that method as well. That means anchoring lang...
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My Name's Blurryface -- a cultural-textual analysis
For those who don't keep up with contemporary music, the band Twenty One Pilots has a song titled "Stressed Out" that is well worth analyzing and understanding. Here are the lyrics: I wish I found some better sounds no one’s ever heard I wish I had a better...
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Poet, Playwright, and Scholar
Employment
  • Camplin Creative Consulting
    Consultant, 2012 - present
  • UNT-Dallas
    Adjunct Professor of English, 2012 - 2012
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Richardson, TX
Previously
White Plains, KY - Hattiesburg, MS - Bowling Green, KY - South Bend, IN
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Interdisciplinary Scholar, Poet, and Playwright
Introduction
I am the author of "Diaphysics," a poet, playwright, and interdisciplinary scholar. I am married and have a daughter and two sons. I have a Ph.D. in the Humanities, a M.A. in English, and a B.A. in recombinant gene technology and chemistry.
Bragging rights
Have 3 kids. Married to Anna Camplin. Won 1st place in a playwrighting contest.
Education
  • UT-Dallas
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Western Kentucky University
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