Audible Autism Episode 13: Heather Interviews Sarah

Hi guys…

Audible Autism is BACK!

 

We’re very excited to say that we have been working on a new season of Audible Autism, and we’ve got a whole new set of episodes for you on interesting questions, with interesting facts, and interesting guests. Subscribe so you don’t miss anything!

In this special episode of Audible Autism, Heather interviews Sarah McCulloch and her vision for the Autistic Empire, our new autistic community.

Sarah discusses:

* Her views of autism as a civic identity.

* What the Autistic Empire has been inspired by from Malcolm X and LGBT liberation movements.

* Her own background and journey as an autistic person.

* How she sees our future as autistic people.

The transcript to this episode is available at the bottom of this post.

Heather is a writer, blogger, ancient historian, mythologist, anthropologist, crafter, graphic designer, and web designer, all of which are special interests and learned on her own time. She has bachelor’s in philosophy and master’s degree in international affairs, but previously worked in human services and journalism for a local paper. Currently, she is helping care for her mother after two strokes. She currently blogs about her experiences being Autistic and Autism related news at http://ontheaspieside.com.

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Audible Autism Episode 12 – Sensory Episode II

This episode has a reading of a chapter from Parker Pyne Investigates by Agatha Christie
This episode has a reading of a chapter from Parker Pyne Investigates by Agatha Christie

Our latest sensory episode for people who just want to listen. In this episode:

* Sarah explains gender.

* Odai has more easy listening music.

* A short story, “The Case of the Rich Woman” from Parker Pyne Investigates by Agatha Christie.

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Audible Autism Episode 11 – Loren Snow

Loren Snow – autistic trainer

In this episode, Loren Snow, an autistic speaker and trainer, talks about their work running Autism Academy, which uses fun educational voices to:

– prioritise autistic voices

– communicate the positives of autism

– make understanding autism accessible for everyone

– make learning about autism engaging and fun

We also discuss the difficulties of dealing with neurotypical people and managing relationships generally.

You can connect with Loren at LorenSnow.com, follow them on Twitter, or check out Autism Academy here.

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Audible Autism Episode 10 – Autistic Empire Launch

This episode is a recording of the Launch event of the Autistic Empire, which took place in London on Sunday September 16th, 2018.

Speakers:

* Odai Quaye discusses Why Now?

* Alex Mason explains the background and aims of our Grand Sensory Survey.

* Sarah McCulloch discusses the functions of the Autistic Empire and its future.

The Autistic Empire is an attempt to create a community dominated by autistic people where minority stress does not exist, where people can have a safe and supportive environment to engage in self-development and express their most authentic selves, and where we can develop solutions to the very real issues we have as a people which can then be exported to the wider world. You can learn more and sign up at http://www.autisticempire.com.

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Audible Autism Episode 9 – Jason Hodgson

Jason Hodgson – Experimental Composer

In this episode, Jason Hodgson, experimental composer, discusses his work and how his autism influences his music and other interests. Jason organises a number of live music performances across the country, including Adventures and Artists: a Live Dungeons and Dragons Concert.

Follow Jason on Twitter or visit his website.

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