Episode 12

Published on:

13th May 2023

12 | Shiny Ball Syndrome

Season 1 finale!!! Where did the time go?!

In part 2 of Annie's stimulating chat with the ausome Frances Brennan, an Autistic ADHD Speechie (aka Speech Pathologist), we end season 1 with a BANG!

Annie and Frances discuss everything from info dumping, masking, people pleasing, driving with ADHD, memory, distractions, exposure therapy, dysregulation, assuming competency, labels, and more on divergent eating.

Frances shares her frustration with the deficit-based language needed for NDIS reports and does something SO exciting! Stay tuned till the end to find out more.

This is exactly why advocacy matters and why we need to keep these conversations going.

Enjoy! x

Show notes: www.princessandthepeapodcast.com

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About the Podcast

Princess and the Pea Podcast
For Autistic ADHD PDA 2e Adults
Podcast launched in May 2022 by Neurodivergent Women, for Neurodivergent Women. Discussing neurodiversity, mental health, motherhood, inclusive employment, barriers to diagnosis, neurodiversity affirming health care, and more.

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Annie Crowe

Annie Crowe is a human rights lawyer and proud Autistic ADHD PDA 2e Disabled Spoonie.

In 2022, Annie founded NeuroAccess after a decade of practicing private and public law working for the Australian Government. She left her traditional employment in legal practice and public policy to focus on her community and improving the lives of neurodivergent people everywhere. Annie she speaks at national and international conferences, consults and trains professionals on neuroaccessibility, and coaches neurodivergent adults and families to build neuroaccessible lives and advocate for themselves in the many systems (health, employment, education) that too often misunderstand neuroaccess needs.

Annie is now a globally recognised voice and award-winning thought leader with her first book 'Neuroaccessibility: A Practical Guide to Building Accessibility for People Who Think Differently,' coming out in Nov 2023.

In May 2022, Annie launched this podcast and simultaneously founded not-for-profit EDNA (Eating Disorders Neurodiversity Australia) where she stepped down as CEO in Jan 2023 partially due to health reasons but mostly due to having successfully achieved her main goal of influencing the first Australian Eating Disorder Strategy (released Aug 2023). Annie continues to consult with the National Eating Disorder Collaboration (NEDC) to ensure eating disorder treatment and prevention acknowledges neurodivergent people and meets our access needs.

If you or your organisation are interested in working with Annie and the NeuroAccess team please contact us at info@anniecrowe.com.au