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Interview with Zara, neurodivergent mother, therapist and all round goddess!

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

Release Date: 05/13/2024

Monotropism and Neurodiversity show art Monotropism and Neurodiversity

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

Autistic people are often ‘monotropic’. Monotropic minds tend to have their attention pulled more strongly towards a smaller number of interests at any given time, leaving fewer resources for other processes. It seems not only autistic people may experience monotropism and it may be more widly experienced by neurodivergent people, such as ADHDers.  Links for more information on monotropism: Video Damian Milton on Monotropism:   Connect with me :) Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube: ...

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The Contrasts at the Intersection of Being an Autistic ADHDer- Chat with Adina Levy show art The Contrasts at the Intersection of Being an Autistic ADHDer- Chat with Adina Levy

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

In this casual chat, Adina and I talk about our lived experience of being both autistic and an ADHDer, also known as an AuDHDer. In what ways do they complement each other? In what ways do they contradict each other? Listen to find out! Come and have a laugh with us!     Connect with Adina here:    And on instagram she is Play.Learn.Chat  and @neurodivergent.business Connect with me :) Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook group- The Neurodiversity Empowerment...

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Interview with neurodivergent sparkle, Adina Levy! show art Interview with neurodivergent sparkle, Adina Levy!

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

This chat with Adina from Play Learn Chat and Neurodivergent Business Coaching and Consulting is just beautiful! We spoke about finding true joy in small moments and how we can learn to understand our unique needs across environments. Adina shares about her experience of discovering her own neurodivergence and how this has shaped her experience as a speech therapist. We chat about how independence does not always have to be the goal and that sometimes, having support from others is the best way to increase participation in many areas of life! I hope you all enjoy our pasta jar analogy; let us...

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Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

In this episode I share about beginning treatment for my scoliosis. I address the feelings associated with having an invible disability suddenly become a whole lot more visible! Another raw one here... Thanks so much for listening.    Connect with me :) Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook group- The Neurodiversity Empowerment Movement 

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Interview with Zara, neurodivergent mother, therapist and all round goddess! show art Interview with Zara, neurodivergent mother, therapist and all round goddess!

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

Join me and the beautiful Zara as we talk about parenting neurodivergent children, discovering our own neurodivergence along the way and the amazing power of connection with those we feel safe around! Zara is such a soothing presence, and her energy is such a pleasure to be around! You can find Zara and her powerful work on Instagram and Facebook just search for Zara Selene Intuitive. Want to learn more about connection as a healing tool? Check out my webinar! Use code PODCAST for an exclusive 30% off! Also! Get 50% OFF my Introduction to Neurodiversity Affirming Classrooms until the end of...

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The Intersection of Neurodiversity and Grief show art The Intersection of Neurodiversity and Grief

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

This was another uplanned episode, brought about by a loss in my family. Here I explore the experience of grief for neurodivergent people and how this can look different to what we might expect. If you are experiencing grief, it is okay to ask for help. Lifeline: 13 11 14 Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636   Connect with me :) Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook group- The Neurodiversity Empowerment Movement 

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Interview with Tilby; OT and founder of Connected Brain Body show art Interview with Tilby; OT and founder of Connected Brain Body

Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

In this epic chat, Tilby (OT) and I dive into the concept of living the way we teach, walking the walk, showing ourselves the compassion and nurturing that we need in order to fill our cup and be our best selves for those we serve. We spoke about the core of OT as being a part of who we are, not just a profession and how our own experiences of the neurodivergent brain have shaped how we practice. Check out Tilby's Instagram pages below: Connect with me :) Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook...

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Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

Here we explore neurodivergent connection styles or neurodivergent culture... I chat a bit about info dumping, special interests, parallel play, body doubling, penguin pebbling and support swapping. Do these resonate with you?! is the link to get the new Neurodivergent Friendly Self Identity Exploration Tool Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook group- The Neurodiversity Empowerment Movement 

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Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

Join me and the amazing and inspiring Rhiannon Crispe, founder of the OT Lifestyle Movement, as we discuss the importance of moving from a model of dependence to a model of dignity and how we can empower all people to be explore their true authenticity and purpose. Rhiannon shares her journey of how she came to embody her connection to what it means to be an OT and how she continues to explore her own identity through lifestyle and purpose! Check out Rhiannon's new film as well as other resources at her website: is the link to get the Neurodivergent Friendly Self Identity Exploration Tool ...

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Alphabet Soup! Exploring Complex Neurodiversity

This episode was not the plan... But it is real. It explores the concept of radical self acceptance.  I share how things are going; the good the bad and the ugly. I also share some persecttives that help me get through when it feels a bit tough.   Thanks for listening and for holding space for me to unmask and begin to practice radical self acceptance.  Big love, Steph  Occupational Therapist    Webinar link again: Email: [email protected] Come and join us on the socials: Instagram:   Facebook:  Youtube:  Facebook group- The...

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Join me and the beautiful Zara as we talk about parenting neurodivergent children, discovering our own neurodivergence along the way and the amazing power of connection with those we feel safe around! Zara is such a soothing presence, and her energy is such a pleasure to be around! You can find Zara and her powerful work on Instagram and Facebook just search for Zara Selene Intuitive.

Want to learn more about connection as a healing tool?

Check out my webinar!

Rethink Behaviour to Reignite Connection Webinar

Use code PODCAST for an exclusive 30% off!

Also! Get 50% OFF my Introduction to Neurodiversity Affirming Classrooms until the end of June!

Introduction to Neurodiversity Affirming Classrooms

Connect with me :)

www.sgroccupationaltherapy.com

Email: [email protected]

Come and join us on the socials:

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Facebook group- The Neurodiversity Empowerment Movement 

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