About

The Beyond 6 Seconds podcast features extraordinary stories from neurodivergent people -- entrepreneurs, creators, advocates & more -- that shatter misconceptions, break stigma and showcase the vibrance and diversity of this community. 

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Recognition for Beyond 6 Seconds!

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Positive Change Podcast Awards
2022 First Place Winner - Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, Personal Journal, and Mental Health award categories
2022 Second Place Winner - Inspiration/Motivation and Psychology award categories

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W3 Award
2022 Podcasts Gold Winner
General Series-Community

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2022 Podcast Features - Silver Winner
Best Individual Episode: 
Nonspeaking autistic self advocacy – with Noah Seback
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2022 Podcast Features - Silver Winner
Best Individual Episode:
The Life Autistic -- with Hunter Hansen
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2022 Silver Winner - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Best Individual Episode: 
Nonspeaking autistic self advocacy – with Noah Seback
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2022 Shortlist - "Moment of Raw Emotion" Episode Category
Coming of age with Crouzon syndrome – with Ariel Henley

 

About the Host

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Carolyn Kiel

Carolyn Kiel is an experienced instructional designer of employee training programs. As the Host and Producer of Beyond 6 Seconds, she has created a platform where neurodivergent and disabled entrepreneurs, creatives and advocates can showcase their candid stories. Carolyn has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Vassar College and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.