Neurodiversity Episodes

March 20, 2023

Neurodivergence and Giftedness – with Emily Kircher-Morris

After working as a gifted education teacher, Emily Kircher-Morris became a clinical mental health counselor who supports gifted and twice-exceptional (gifted + neurodivergent) children. She is also the host of The Neurodiversity Podcast and the author...

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March 6, 2023

A nonspeaking autistic writer’s advocacy – with Ben Breaux

How do you get an education when you cannot speak, and the school system does not understand your abilities or support your needs? This was the experience of Ben Breaux, a 22-year-old nonspeaking autistic man with epilepsy who uses a …

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Feb. 20, 2023

Tourette’s advocacy on TikTok – with Monica Nguyen

Note: This episode contains occasional swearing (coprolalia). Monica Nguyen is a 20-year-old disability advocate who lives in Sydney, Australia. Monica began sharing her experiences online after facing a lot of discrimination from people who don’t...

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Feb. 6, 2023

Apraxia Story – with Tessa McEvoy

Content warning: This episode mentions emotional abuse. Tessa McEvoy is autistic, has a speech disability called Oral Motor Apraxia, and was recently diagnosed bipolar. She talks about her experiences on her popular Facebook page, Apraxia Story, and...

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Jan. 23, 2023

ADHD and the Black neurodivergent community – with Rickey Z

Rickey Z is a Pre-K Special Education teacher who started her podcast management business in 2020. She is a co-host on Woe Nelly Media's "Geekin' Out" and is in partnership with ADHD + Black, an up-and-coming organization whose mission is …

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Jan. 9, 2023

Disability representation in media – with Jeremy Andrew Davis

Jeremy Andrew Davis is a screenwriter, film director, and consultant for disability representation in media. He describes himself as multi-disabled with several neurodivergencies as well as chronic illnesses. As a recognized name in disability, he...

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Dec. 12, 2022

Support for late-diagnosed autistic people of color – with Diane J. W…

Diane J. Wright is a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility media consultant working in film and television. She is also the founder of, which provides resources and community for late-identified autistic people of color and their allies...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Leaning into your ADHD strengths – with Dr. Lola Day

Dr. Lola Day is a multi-passionate busy mother of 3, a pediatric cardiologist, podcaster and ADHD trained life coach and productivity strategist for women. She is also the CEO and Founder of LollieTasking, a coaching and consulting firm that teaches...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Tourette Syndrome representation in film - with Jack RH O'Sullivan

Jack RH O'Sullivan is an award-winning independent filmmaker and film director based in London. He is autistic, has Tourette Syndrome and OCD. He has directed ten short films including “Tourettes & I”, a coming-of-age drama about his own...

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Oct. 31, 2022

Down Syndrome advocacy, competitive swimming, modeling and more – wit…

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and I'm excited to host my first podcast guest who is talking about Down syndrome! Mary Borman is an ambassador for Down syndrome and 2018 Self-Advocate of the Year for the National Down Syndrome …

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Oct. 17, 2022

An autistic Christian experience – with Miya Sae

Miya Sae is an autistic Christian, blogger, and aspiring author. Through her writing, she strives to help bridge the neglected gap between autism and Christianity, while bringing hope and encouragement to other misunderstood neurodivergent Christians...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Destigmatizing Tourette Syndrome through storytelling – with Kevin He…

"You can choose to keep living your life in isolation... Or, you can break yourself out of that isolation and start to own the things that make you, you. One of which is having Tourette's, right?" Kevin Helgren's mom shared …

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Sept. 19, 2022

A neurodivergent approach to workplace wellbeing – with Lee Chambers

Lee Chambers is a business psychologist and the founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing, which helps organizations design and deliver well-being and inclusion strategies. He is the current Great British Entrepreneur of the Year for Service...

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Sept. 5, 2022

Auditory processing disorder – with Hamish Hallett

Hamish Hallett is a podcast host and journalist who creates online content about auditory processing disorder (APD). He wants to help those with learning difficulties not to feel limited and to embrace what they have, rather than feel ashamed of …

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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 of 44. She lives in Sheffield UK with her wife who is also late-diagnosed autistic. A graduate of …

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