Writers Episodes

Aug. 22, 2022

Music, theater and autistic communities – with Madge Woollard

Madge Woollard has run her own business teaching piano and keyboard since 1994. Madge was diagnosed autistic in 2016 at the age o…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Becoming a young autistic advocate – with Quincy Hansen

Quincy Hansen is a young autistic activist, writer, public speaker and college student from Colorado. He is the author of the new…

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July 11, 2022

Writing autistic and ADHD characters -- with Brianne Leeson

Brianne Leeson is a writer, artist, and voice actor from Dallas, Texas. She is the creator of the queer supernatural comedy audio…

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June 27, 2022

Neurodiversity and inclusion in tech – with Jennifer Opal

Jennifer Opal is a DevOps Engineer with the HelloSign Team at Dropbox, a multi-award winning neurodiversity & inclusion advocate,…

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June 13, 2022

The Young Autistic Adult's Independence Handbook – with Haley Moss

Haley Moss is a neurodiversity expert, public speaker and author of four books that guide neurodivergent individuals through prof…

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April 4, 2022

We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation – with Eric Garcia

Why has public discourse about autism been dominated by non-autistic voices? And, what’s been happening recently to change this? …

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March 28, 2022

Coming of age with Crouzon syndrome – with Ariel Henley

As a child, Ariel Henley's face was compared to a Picasso painting. This horrifying comment didn’t come from a schoolyard bully. …

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Jan. 31, 2022

My life so far with dyspraxia – with Rosemary Richings

Rosemary Richings is a writer, author, panel member of Dyspraxia Magazine, and co-founder of Dyspraxic Alliance, a global online …

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Jan. 17, 2022

Autistic coming-of-age stories – with Kelly Coons

Before Kelly Coons was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of thirteen, she had a coming-of-age story that was mos…

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Nov. 8, 2021

Combating hunger and reducing food waste – with Jasmine Crowe, Founde…

Jasmine Crowe is an award-winning social entrepreneur, TED Speaker, and leader who is working to make the world a better place on…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Episode 135: Minda Harts -- Career Success for Women of Color

A few years ago, Minda Harts was told that there was no market for a career book for women of color. Undeterred, she went on to w…

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May 10, 2021

Episode 128: Waging Peace – with Diana Oestreich

TW/CW: War, violent imagery, PTSD Diana Oestreich is an activist, veteran, nurse, and relentless practitioner of peace. She is th…

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April 12, 2021

Episode 126: The Life Autistic -- with Hunter Hansen

Hunter Hansen is an autistic content creator on YouTube and Instagram and a blogger on thelifeautistic.com. After discovering his…

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Dec. 14, 2020

Episode 117: Helping children cope in 2020 through books and storytel…

How can we help children make sense of the challenges of 2020, in a way that still protects and nurtures their mental health? Thi…

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Nov. 16, 2020

Episode 115: Brilliant Resilience -- with Lena Cohen-Hawkins

Lena Cohen-Hawkins is an international speaker, powerhouse business consultant, three-time author, and corporate trainer. As a ma…

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