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Dec. 3, 2023

S2 Episode 16 - Searching For The Why

In this episode we are joined by Helen Hillman - a late discovered autistic woman, who made her autistic discovery whilst in therapy, and received her official diagnosis last year at the age of 28 after a long history of …

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Oct. 13, 2023

S2 Episode 15 - Language Matters

In this episode we are joined by Kate Boot - a late discovered AuDHD Speech and Language Therapist, Sensory Integration Practitioner and Relationships and Sex Education Practitioner. Since qualifying, it’s fair to say that Ka...

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Sept. 23, 2023

S2 Episode 14 - Power in Knowledge

In this episode we are joined by Marsha Martin - a Behavioural Therapist and the Founder and CEO of Black SEN Mamas - a UK based national support group and informational hub, which aids Black mothers of special educational ne...

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Sept. 3, 2023

S2 Episode 13 - Power Of The Sea

In this episode we are joined by Lucy Baena - a Mother, Writer & Birthkeeper. Throughout her life Lucy has been given an array of diagnosis the first at age 7 when she was diagnosed as Dyslexic. At 15 she …

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Aug. 19, 2023

S2 Episode 12 - Jane Green MBE

In this episode we are joined by Jane Green MBE - an educationalist, former Assistant Headteacher, and former lead for autism education in all phases of education. Jane is disabled, neurodivergent and an autistic parent carer...

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Aug. 4, 2023

S2 Episode 11 - Holly Smale

In this episode we are joined Holly Smale - the internationally bestselling, award-winning author of the Geek Girl series, which has sold 3.4 million copies worldwide and is currently being adapted by Netflix. The Cassandra C...

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July 23, 2023

S2 Episode 10 - You're Not Broken

We're back! In this episode we are joined by Heidi Mavir - a public speaker, autistic advocate, author, podcaster and SEN parent. We explore so much in this episode from Heidi's late autism discovery in her mid 40's, menopaus...

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July 7, 2023

S2 News - Base Camp

CW - This episode talks about Catherine's recent diagnosis of breast cancer. Coppafeel Community Partner Join as a member or champion Buy us a coffee A BIG shout out to our Community Champions who are supporting the important...

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June 30, 2023

S2 Episode 9 - The Funny One

In this episode we are joined by Laura Claxton - a comedy writer who has written gags for some of the biggest names and programmes in British Comedy. We explore Laura's late autism discovery as a 30 something woman, and …

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June 23, 2023

S2 Episode 8 - Against The Wall

In this episode we are joined by Samar Waqar who describes discovering that she is autistic and ADHD in her 30’s a s life changing discovery. Samar's childhood was inherently spent knowing and believing within her heart that ...

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June 15, 2023

S2 Episode 7 - Safe Spaces

In this episode we are joined by Dr Anthea Cree who is a Clinical Oncologist in the NHS. Anthea is the first openly neurodivergent doctor in her organization, and has felt so alone. Anthea's openness at work about her neurodi...

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June 9, 2023

S2 Episode 6 - The Cool Kid

In this episode we are joined by Madge Woollard - a self-employed piano and keyboard teacher who has run their own successful business since 1994. A graduate of Cambridge University, where they were a Peterhouse college’s fir...

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May 31, 2023

S2 Episode 5 - Midlife Autistic Doctor

In this episode we are joined by Dr Rosie Baruah who is an NHS Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesia in Scotland. Rosie has spoken publicly recently in a BBC Interview about her midlife discovery at 46, and her...

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May 25, 2023

S2 Episode 4 - Paying It Forward

In this episode we are joined by Kirsty Cullen-Campanelli from LA in California who, at 38 years old, is very much at the beginning of her autistic self-discovery journey. We talk misophonia, invalidation, multiple diagnoses ...

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May 18, 2023

S2 Episode 3 - Autistic Awakening

Raven Gray is a primitive skills practitioner and experimental archaeologist, with more than 25 years’ experience in wilderness living and survival training. Raven was 55 when she discovered that she is autistic, and comes on...

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May 11, 2023

S2 Episode 2 - Autistic Academic

Dr Kate West is an autistic and first-generation academic, author and autism activist. Kate read her DPhil (PhD) and MSc at the University of Oxford (funded by one of the UK’s most competitive academic scholarships) and her L...

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May 10, 2023

Trailer (15 mins)

We've compiled a 15 minute trailer with a couple of clips from S1 and S2 to give you a flavour of our show. Clip 1 - S2 EP1 Clip 2 - S1 EP11 Clip 3 - S1 Ep3 Clip 4 …

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May 4, 2023

S2 Episode 1 - Making Room

Jennifer Crawford is a chef, pro-wrestler, and feeler of big feelings. They grew up in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley, and after more than a decade in Toronto and winning MasterChef Canada in 2019, they're home agai...

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April 29, 2023

Bonus Episode - A Compassionate Message to My Younger Self

In this bonus episode of Season one we have compiled all the compassionate messages our guests would want to tell their younger selves, and we have new music by Allora from their new EP 'Don't Feel it All' with 'Mother'. …

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April 15, 2023

Episode 16 - Behind the Scenes of Season One

In our final episode of Season one we have Catherine and Caty , the mum & daughter duo together on the podcast for the first time where they: Unpack season one Talk about the impact it had on them Their …

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April 6, 2023

Episode 15 - Breaking Barriers

Our guest on Episode 15 is Hazel Lim - a leading advocate in the campaign against the stigma associated with autism, with a focus on the cultural stigma within the Chinese community in the UK. Living as a late discovered …

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March 30, 2023

Episode 14 - Neurodivergent Affirming & Inclusive Workplaces

Our guest on Episode 14 is Ed Jenneson - a leading UK Employment Lawyer and Partner at GunnerCooke . The focus in this episode is a theme that has come up repeatedly in season one, and in our group support …

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March 23, 2023

Episode 13 - A Handpicked Life

Our guest on Episode 13 is Kate Laine-Toner - an autistic trainer, speaker and author, she is also mother to an amazing neurodivergent child. In 2012, Kate founded the parent support charity Bristol Autism Support when she st...

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March 16, 2023

Episode 12 - Becoming Myself

Our guest on Episode 12 is Eliza Fricker The first ever JKP instant Sunday Times bestseller with her new book ‘Can’t Not Won’t’ - which is a story about a child who couldn't go to school. Eliza's blog, Missing the …

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