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21andsensory

By Emily
👋🏻 Hi, I'm Emily · Graphic Designer and Illustrator
💡 I have Sensory Processing Disorder and I’m Autistic
✏️ Discussing daily life as a sensory-being

Welcome to the 21andsensory Podcast which is mainly me rambling about all things sensory and autism related but also chatting to some super lovely neurodivergent people from all walks of life!
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Episode 23: Special Guest, Allie from @whensouthmetnorth

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Episode 25: Special Guest, Lily from @shortie.autie
Hi everyone! On today's episode I talk to the super lovely Lily! Lily runs @shortie.autie on instagram, she is autistic and is an autism advocate sharing her thoughts and experiences online through instagram posts and her fab podcast 'Autism and Positivity'.  We chat about: Lily's experience at primary and secondary school in the UK and how she is managing with her A-Level studies at the moment (due to COVID-19 she is studying at home) Special needs support within schools and local support groups Lily's hobbies, passions and special interests Autism representation online and in mainstream media Lily's links: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shortie.autie/ Autism and positivity podcast: https://anchor.fm/shortie.autie Twitter: https://twitter.com/lilymae23x
55:00
October 31, 2020
Welcome to the 21andsensory Podcast
I've never done a Podcast Trailer before and wanted to welcome any new listeners! My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
01:25
October 15, 2020
Episode 24: Special Guests Larrnell and Onikage (from The Autistic Delicatessen Podcast)
So on today's episode I have not 1 but 2 (YUP TWO!) guests joining me for the first time. I'm speaking to Larrnell and Onikage from The Autistic Delicatessen Podcast!  We chat about: How they met and their autism diagnoses Why they started up their podcast on all things food-related! Our favourite foods and dishes Special interests and hobbies And life in a pandemic / lockdown (Scotland and USA comparison) Be sure to check out both my guests links below... The Autistic Delicatessen links: https://theautisticdelicatessen.carrd.co YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr85BLGo7aMRjt7KoZ6mlXA? Larrnell's Links: Get Innoculated podcast: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/inoculativeexpressions Larrnell's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/larrnellcross/ Onikage's Links: Aut-ish Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/5UKLAsklRpNP9zU5QqdLsp?si=N87TzEfNQ26RFRkoLjL_9Q Aut-ish Blog: https://autish.wordpress.com Autism Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/autishblog/ Land of Infusion (Tea and Infusions Blog): https://landofinfusion.wordpress.com Land of Infusion (Tea and Infusions Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/landofinfusion/
46:13
September 30, 2020
Episode 23: Special Guest, Allie from @whensouthmetnorth
In this episode I was joined by the the super lovely Allie. Allie is an autistic creative and advocate who alongside her current postgraduate study (a masters degree in Education Research at the University of Oxford) is also a research consultant for Neuropool which is a start-up for supporting neurodivergent people run by neurodivergent people. Allie has a special interest in creative writing and is a published poet. She is currently writing a novel and also drafting her first ever play script, which features an autistic protagonist. So here's what we chat about: All things autism related...her journey to diagnosis and her autism assessment experience Life throughout secondary school and university and coping in a sensory world We touch on relationships with friends, family and partners And...annoying noises we both can't tolerate! Allie's links: @whensouthmetnorth on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/whensouthmetnorth/ Where Allie Writes Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wherealliewrites Allie's interview with We Work with Autism: https://weworkwithautism.com/ask-autistic-advocates-allie-mason/ Sophie's account (who we both mention): @curiosophie | https://www.instagram.com/curiosophie/   My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ Want to be on my podcast? Apply here: https://forms.gle/scAY23744owv3oeB9 @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
58:13
August 31, 2020
Episode 22: Special Guest, Vicky from @actuallyaspling
In this episode I was joined by the very lovely Vicky, a neurodivergent advocate and blogger who runs @actuallyaspling on Instagram. Vicky and I chat about how we were both diagnosed autistic at the age of 25 and discuss assessments and other diagnoses. We also talk about uni experiences, blogs, daily life before and during the COVID-19 situation and lockdown. We later mention all things sensory related (and what foods we seek and avoid) as well as some special interests and fidget/stim toy collections! Find Vicky online here: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/actuallyaspling/ Blog: https://actuallyaspling.wordpress.com Facebook Page: http://facebook.com/actuallyaspling My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ Want to be on my podcast? Apply here: https://forms.gle/scAY23744owv3oeB9 @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
57:48
July 31, 2020
Episode 21: Special Guest, Lydia Wilkins (@journo_lydia)
In this episode I was joined by special guest Lydia Wilkins! Lydia is a freelance NCTJ qualified journalist, with bylines in The Independent, Readers Digest, The Metro, Refinery 29, Debut Careers, BN1 Magazine, and more. Lydia was diagnosed as being on the Autistic Spectrum in January 2015, two months shy of her sixteenth birthday.  She has a blog called mademoisellewomen.com which she started it in July 2012. We chat all things diagnosis related, her childhood and growing up, education and all about her job and online work! Lydia's Links: Blog: https://mademoisellewomen.com Newsletter: https://lydia.substack.com Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/lydiawilkins Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/journo_lydia/ My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory (Also I'm fully aware I say 'you know' WAY too much...I don't realise I'm doing it!)
1:31:10
July 19, 2020
Episode 20: Special Guest, Emily from @autie__eevee
In this month's episode I had the chance to speak to the very lovely Emily (@autie__eevee on Instagram). We spoke about a whole range of things such as her self diagnosis of Autism and her journey to be formally assessed, her first year studying Fine Art at university, her special interests and hobbies and about her amazing Instagram account! Follow Emily on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/autie__eevee/ Her Etsy shop: https://www.redbubble.com/people/emisart03/shop My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
48:32
June 30, 2020
Episode 19: Working from home and managing life in lockdown
Welcome to episode 19 of the 21andsensory Podcast. Today I thought I'd do a podcast on all things working from home / working remotely. I talk about : • How I have found working from home and the process from the very beginning 👀 • struggling with meltdowns, overwhelm, change and routines 🧠 • my current work set-up and how I'm coping ✏️ • the pros and cons of working remotely 👩🏻‍💻 • an advice section for those working/studying/revising/teaching/generally trying to live and survive at home during lockdown 🏠 Sophie's account (who I mentioned): @curiosophie | https://www.instagram.com/curiosophie/   My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/    @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
55:39
May 31, 2020
Episode 18: Special Guest, Sophie from @curiosophie
I had the chance to speak to the very lovely Sophie. Sophie tells tales of burnout recovery, life as a late diagnosed autistic & her love for video games via her Instagram account @curiosophie. She tries to give a glimpse into the the mundane side of everyday life on the spectrum, with all it's happy, sad and boring moments. (Episode marked as explicit due to some swearing) Hope you enjoyed our chat and you can find Sophie at the links below:   Sophie on Instagram: @curiosophie / https://www.instagram.com/curiosophie/  Sophie on Twitter @curiosophie / https://twitter.com/curiosophie  Sophie's website: http://curiosophie.com  My 21andsensory links:   @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory   Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory   Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/   @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
1:28:34
April 30, 2020
Episode 17: Special Guest: Thomas from Aspergers Growth!
I had the chance to speak to Thomas Henley in this episode who is the founder of the Aspergers Growth channel, a hub for teaching others about autism and mental health. With a wealth of experience in public advocacy and local media, Thomas inspires autistic individuals across the globe with his athletic endeavors, personal experiences and scientific insights! Hope you enjoyed our chat and you can find Thomas at the links below:  Follow Thomas on Social Media:  Twitter - @aspergersgrowth | Facebook - Aspergers Growth Instagram - @aspergersgrowth (and his Instagram for the book he is writing: @official_blkbird)  Support Thomas via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aspergersgrowth  Check out Thomas's podcast: THOUGHTY AUTI PODCAST: YouTube | On Spotify | On Anchor My 21andsensory links:  @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory  Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory  Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/  @21andsensory on Twitter - https://twitter.com/21andsensory
1:09:02
March 31, 2020
Episode 16: My Autism Diagnosis Journey!
Welcome to Episode 16 of the 21andsensory podcast. As I promised in Episode 15 today's podcast is all about....my Autism diagnosis! 🧠  My links: My website: 21andsensory.wordpress.com Drop me an email anytime if you fancy a chat or have any questions: 21andsensory@gmail.com Feel free to follow me on Twitter: @21andsensory / Instagram: @21andsensory My YouTube channel
49:55
February 29, 2020
Episode 15: A huge 2019 Round Up!
This is an absolutely jam packed episode reviewing the whole of 2019 and explaining why I've been absent in terms of creating podcasts for so long! • I've been interviewed on some podcast shows 🎙 • The classic ' Guess the noises' segment 📣 • What is masking? 🎭 • Sensory Mspping at the Royal College of Arts 🎨 • Attending a wedding 💍 •  Books I've been reading 📚 • and lots more! My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
59:25
January 31, 2020
Episode 14: It's May already?! Birthdays, illustrations, Q&A and lots more news! (Bumper edition)
Hello to everyone and an update 👋 • A big Q&A session 💭  • Describing what a sensory hangover is😴 • 'Guess the noise' feature is back🎙 • The hint for the perfect noise-cancelling headphones 🎧 • I visited a zoo! 🐘 • Sharing a story for the doctors👨‍⚕️• Autism Awareness Week 1st-7th April and recording some audio for Chewigem! 🗣 • A chat including drawing more ✏️ Birthdays 🎂 Books I have read/am reading 📚 Granola Gate 🥣 and Emma Watson? 🤷‍♀️ My links: My website: 21andsensory.wordpress.com Drop me an email anytime if you fancy a chat or have any questions: 21andsensory@gmail.com Feel free to follow me on Twitter: @21andsensory / Instagram: @21andsensory I am a Chewigem Affiliate! They are company who have years of experience, designing, adapting and creating a range of chewing, fidget and sensory aids for children and adults. Check out the Chewigem website My YouTube channel
1:20:00
May 6, 2019
Episode 13: Sensory Festive Season, My fidget and stim box and a Happy New Year!
Hello again! 👋 • I read out my latest blog posts 🗣 (you’re a limited edition🏅and you're not a mess 😨) • Sensory Festive Season and New Illustrations? 🌲 • I was on another podcast called 'The Sensory Matters Show' 🎙 • My fidget and stim sensory box! 🎬 (and should I do more on YouTube or even try ASMR?!) 🔊• Emailing me and have a Happy New Year! 🎉 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
26:14
December 30, 2018
Episode 12: Mental Health, Medications and Sensory Boxes
Hello again 👋🏻 • Mental health 🧠 • Walking to and from work 👣 • My sensory box and filming 📷 • Medication chat 💊 • Exercise plans🚶🏻‍♀️• Guess the noises 🎤 (the feature returns!) • Conclusion ✏️ My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
39:15
October 8, 2018
Episode 11: Chewigem, Book Reviews and The Autism Show
Hello 👋🏻 • Listen to the environments I've been in 🎧 • Chewigem Product Review ✅ • Books I've been reading 📚• 'Odd Girl Out' by Laura James book review 📕 • The Autism Show 🎤 • iPads? 📱 • Hot weather ☀️ and clothing woes 😎 • My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
35:55
June 30, 2018
Episode 10: Autism in the workplace, New environments and Blog Questions
Episode 10: Trying out a new style of podcasting 🎤 • New and noisy environments 🥁 • Sunny weather and heat rash! ☀️ • Driving and talking 🚙 • Discussing Autism in the workplace 📚 • Answering your blog questions❓ My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
28:06
May 6, 2018
Episode 9: Annoying thoughts, Sensory DIY box and Urticaria?!
Handling emotions and annoying thoughts 💭 • My sensory DIY box video 🎬 • My latest blog post on Urticaria 😱 • Noisy office and lunchtimes 🍽 • Work outfits for each week 👔 • Finding an exercise that works for me! 🏃🏼‍♀️ My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
44:20
March 17, 2018
Episode 8: Surviving Christmas Parties, Sensory Presents and Stress!
Happy New Year and Hello 👋🏻 • Christmas Party Updates ✅ • Work colleagues at parties? 🎈 • Fidgety Christmas present review 🎁 • Noise cancelling ear buds 👂🏻 • Sensory box and wave machine! 🌊 • Stress and mood swings 😬 • Drinking more water💧and signing off! My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
29:31
January 11, 2018
Episode 7: What to Wear, Noise at Christmas and a New Segment!
Welcome to Episode 7 👋🏻 • I never know what to wear 🤷🏻‍♀️ • Noise at Christmas time 🌲 • A new segment?! 😮 • What's in my bag? • Fidget cubes and Fidget Spinners! 💡 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
25:38
December 3, 2017
Episode 6: Family Events, Brushing Techniques and Documentaries
Hey Everyone 👋🏻 • Family events 🎂 • Why I don't feel full 🤔 • The Wilbarger Brushing Technique 🙌🏻 • Hand washing 🖐🏻💦 • My new glasses 👀 • Aspergers & Me Documentary ✅ • My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
24:47
November 8, 2017
Episode 5: Hating change, Teeth cleaning and New Shoes
Hey everyone 👋🏻 • Teeth brushing 😬 • The trouble with new shoes 👣 • New bathrooms / mysterious door handles 🛀🏻 • and why I blog... 💻 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
17:34
October 16, 2017
Episode 4: Fluorescent Jackets, Eye Tests and New Friends
On this weeks podcast: Hey! 🙂 • Fluorescent Jackets? 🚴 • Eye tests 👀 • and making new friends 👋🏻 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
10:27
September 27, 2017
Episode 3: Walking, Talking and Call-ins
A little check in ✅ and my first Anchor call-in 📞 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
04:35
September 13, 2017
Episode 2: Sensory at Work 📚
Quick check-in to say I will be posting my Sensory Q&A post on my blog this weekend - feel free to ask me more questions via social media! Also I discuss how I cope with my SPD in my work place 📚 My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
06:23
August 27, 2017
Relaxation Sound: Bath Running
ASMR-style relaxation sound of a bath running. Super soothing to listen to whilst working, on a break or before bed. My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
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August 25, 2017
Episode 1: Check in and Q&A
Quick Check in and Sensory Q&A: feel free to ask me any questions! My 21andsensory links: @21andsensory on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/21andsensory/ 21andsensory Blog - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/ 21andsensory Podcast - https://21andsensory.wordpress.com/21andsensory-podcasts/ @21andsensory on Twitter -https://twitter.com/21andsensory
01:15
August 14, 2017