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Mind Your Autistic Brain hosted by Social Autie for Adult Autistics

Mind Your Autistic Brain hosted by Social Autie for Adult Autistics

By Carole Jean Whittington
Welcome to the Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I’m a late identified, adult autistic. I didn’t know I was autistic until I was 39. So that means I spent almost 4 decades struggling to figure out the people and the world around me. Join me each Wednesday as I share the voices, stories and journeys of other late identified, adult autistics. They will be sharing their thoughts, and experiences from their autism journeys along with insights and tips to help you on your journey. I want you to know you are not alone. We are here together.
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S1 E7 The Physical Exhaustion of Late Identification with Rebekah J. Samuel of Scripture Prescriptions

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S2 E8 - Empathy, Inanimate Objects and Pinatas with Nancy Pearsall of Enigma Creative
Yes!!  Autistics Possess Empathy.  Did you know there are 3 types of empathy?  Do your napkins have feelings?  We share how our napkins and socks speak to us and Nancy shares how a certain little donkey pinata brings her joy.  Join us for a wonderful and insightful conversation all about empathy. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform or a comment under the video.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com and us the subject line GUEST Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To connect with my guest: Nancy Pearsall @enigma.creative on Instagram #NewPodcast #MindYourAutisticBrainPodcast #SocialAutiePodcast #LateIdentified #ActuallyAutistic #LateDiagnosed #LateIdentifiedAutistic #AutisticAdults #AutisticWomen #OnTheSpectrum #BetterTogether2021 #Collaboration2021 #SocialAutie #MYAB #NotAboutUsWithoutUs #VoicesOfAutism #AutistcMen #AutisticsOfInstagram #AutismCommunity #AutismAwareness #HotTopic #CreatorSpotlight
51:06
March 3, 2021
S2 E7 - Creator Spotlight on Best Selling Author, Rebekah J. Samuel, “Letters of Love”
From prolific and emerging writer in her teens to a traumatic event that resulted in burnout and a loss of her writing skills, join us as Rebekah J. Samuel shares her journey back to writing and recovery.  Rebekah shares her creative process and how she reclaimed her lost skills and abilities after decades and became a #1 Best Selling Author in the book, Letters of Love.  Out now and selling like wildfire across the globe. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform or a comment under the video.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com CONNECT with Rebekah J. Samuel OR access a copy of her new book: https://www.rebekahjsamuel.com/ #NewPodcast #MindYourAutisticBrainPodcast #SocialAutiePodcast #LateIdentified #ActuallyAutistic #LateDiagnosed #LateIdentifiedAutistic #AutisticAdults #AutisticWomen #OnTheSpectrum #BetterTogether2021 #Collaboration2021 #SocialAutie #MYAB #NotAboutUsWithoutUs #VoicesOfAutism #AutistcMen #AutisticsOfInstagram #AutismCommunity #AutismAwareness #HotTopic #CreatorSpotlight
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February 24, 2021
S2 E6 - Hot Topic, Telling People You Are Autistic
Without a doubt this is one of the hottest conversations in the autistic community and the reactions, the fears, the confusion on telling other people that you are autistic is regularly discussed. I asked the Mind Your Autistic Brain community to share who they told first and then a poll asking which of 6 questions was their biggest fear or concern on the hot topic of sharing your identity. The results are in and the #1 response for who people told FIRST and the #1 fear or concern will be an eye opener.  Join me as I share what I’ve learned over the past 7 years about sharing I am autistic.  It isn’t telling your family first...well maybe. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autistic who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To be the FIRST to get notified on Saturday, Feb 20th and your chance to be one of the first 5 people to Register for The UnVeiling Method first installment, “Sharing You Are Autitsic” and receive a FREE BONUS 1 Hour Consult with Social Autie GO HERE NOW! OR visit the link in my Instagram Profile @SocialAutie
26:38
February 18, 2021
S2 E5 -Stages of Autism Acceptance with Victoria Ellen of Actually Aspling
You have masked for years trying to fit in and be “normal” and then you finally get an answer as to why everything has been so hard, you are autistic.  Next, you go through the stages of acceptance, one of which can be denial or feeling like an imposter.  Victoria Ellen of Actually Aspling on Instagram shares how she went through the stages of acceptance and found her authentic self along the way. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autistic who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To Connect with Victoria Ellen: Instagram @ActuallyAspling #NewPodcast #MindYourAutisticBrainPodcast #SocialAutiePodcast #LateIdentified #LateDiagnosis #LateDiagnosed #LateIdentifiedAutistic #AutisticAdults #AutisticWomen
30:47
February 10, 2021
S2 E4 - “You DON’T Have To!!” Special Host, Andrea Tam Interviews Social Autie
Getting to the authentic YOU as a late identified, adult autistic with Social Autie.  Yep, Andrea Tam of Thoughtful Instinct is interviewing me for the podcast today. TW: I do give an additional verbal heads up in the interview before I discuss abuse in a very non-explicit way, but if you need to fast forward the next portion of the interview begins at around 1:04.  The Warning starters around 52:00 so you can choose. Andrea is the Founder of Thoughtful Instinct, where her mission is to empower movement towards meaningful impact. She is passionate about helping purpose-driven initiatives strengthen their social impact and sustainability through thoughtful branding and human-centered design. Thoughtful Instinct collaborates together with non-profits, social enterprises, and community-focused small businesses to help them achieve better clarity on their own mission, and then figure out how to best and consistently express their message in a resonating way to their ideal audience. Andrea partners with a range of organizations, and specializes in helping those focused on health and wellness, sustainability, accessibility, and education. She is proud to have already worked on several projects within the neurodiverse community, and hopefully many more to come! Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autistic who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To connect with Andrea Tam: Website: https://www.thoughtfulinstinct.com/ Instagram: @thoughtfulinstinct  Books mentioned in this episode: The Power of Acknowledgment by Judy Umlas https://gratefulleadership.com/power-of-acknowledgment/ Link to the article written for The Center for Grateful Leadership by Carole Jean Whittington: https://gratefulleadership.com/the-power-of-acknowledgment-and-how-it-changed-one-late-identified-autistics-life/ Finding Your Why by Simon Sinek https://simonsinek.com/product/find-your-why/#:~:text=Description-,With%20Start%20With%20Why%2C%20Simon%20started%20a%20movement%20to%20inspire,both%20their%20careers%20and%20organizations.
01:25:37
February 3, 2021
S2 E3 - History of the Autistic Community with Chen Gershuni
Chen Gershuni is an autistic writer, translator and musician based in Israel. He has been following the emerging autistic community since the late 1990s, and participated in numerous autistic events in several countries. He is a member of Autscape's publicity subcommittee, and a founding member of ACI (Autistic Community of Israel). Chen has presented about the autistic community on stages in Israel, Poland and England. He runs a Facebook page about neurodiversity (Hebrew Neurodiversity Magazine), and plays pop/rock with the all-autistic band Funky Shanky. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autistic who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To connect with Chen Gershuni: https://www.facebook.com/chen.gershuni https://twitter.com/ChenGershuni To view the slide pack: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XMZTZ39Xo7VlMalPfSshRrUwwUPa466X/view?usp=sharing #NewPodcast #MindYourAutisticBrainPodcast #SocialAutiePodcast #LateIdentified #LateDiagnosis #LateDiagnosed #LateIdentifiedAutistic #AutisticAdults #AutisticWomen #OnTheSpectrum #BetterTogether2021 #Collaboration2021 #SocialAutie #MYAB #NotAboutUsWithoutUs #VoicesOfAutism #AutistcMen #AutisticsOfInstagram #AutismCommunity #AutismAwareness
58:49
January 28, 2021
S2 E2 - The Girl Who Came to Town Upsidedown: Sarah Upsidedown
As Autistics we have all felt like the odd person out, the alien, like the world was upside down and we had to stand on our head to get a better view and try to make sense of everything around us.  Sarah Ferguson is Sarah Upsidedown and is my very first Creator Spotlight guest today.  Sarah creates for her YouTube Channel and shares how she sees the world from a different perspective, codependency relationships, being a mom and sharing how she too sees the world in a different way just like her little ladybug daughter does. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autsitc who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To connect with Sarah Ferguson: On Instagram @Sarahupsidedownadhdautist On YouTube Sarah UpsideDown Children’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Silly-Sally-Red-Wagon-Books/dp/0152019901 #NewPodcast #MindYourAutisticBrainPodcast #SocialAutiePodcast #LateIdentified #LateDiagnosis #LateDiagnosed #LateIdentifiedAutistic #AutisticAdults #AutisticWomen #OnTheSpectrum #BetterTogether2021 #Collaboration2021 #SocialAutie #MYAB #NotAboutUsWithoutUs #VoicesOfAutism #AutistcMen #AutisticsOfInstagram #AutismCommunity #AutismAwareness
19:19
January 20, 2021
S2 E1 Being Denied a Diagnosis with Enigma Creative, Nancy Pearsall
If you have been denied your answer because a professional said, “You can’t possibly be autistic because….”  Today’s guest, Nancy Pearsall, who hosts the Instagram account Enigma Creative, shares how that was her first experience and how she found the motivation and courage to keep going. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I have a conversation with another late identified, adult autsitc who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com To connect with Nancy: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/enigma.creative/ Article Info: https://the-art-of-autism.com/females-and-aspergers-a-checklist/?fbclid=IwAR2MqFiEhBqWPQwTx9ggR65bE6ujPkEVDxrKcJrjL9-TfcqOEWzZgZMETn8 The Future of Autism with Hunter Hansen: https://youtu.be/2DvMdqp3z3A
32:55
January 13, 2021
S1 E18 - Finding Your 2020 Clarity with Social Autie; A Reflection on the year and why you should be like Sherlock Holmes
For better or for worse 2020 has been a bit like a marriage.  We’ve had ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies.  It has been a year of #DoItAfraid, trying new things, stepping to the edge and often over my comfort zone.  And in all of this I can honestly say this has been the greatest year of my life as it relates to my awareness of what is possible.  This year has shown me that I cannot truly and fully imagine or predict the incredible things that God has planned for me.  This year I truly began to learn what it means to BE STILL. In the spirit of purpose and deeper awareness,  today, we are going to be STILL and reflect together in order to allow the opportunities, solutions, lessons and the blessings of 2020 to become clear so that as we move into 2021 we are going forward with tools that have been honed and refine and we are equipped and ready to move forward into 2021.  Think of Step 1 of this 2 step process as the clean slate step.  We are preparing your foundation for 2021.  There are 6 questions in Step 1. So put on your Detective Hat and your best Sherlock Holmes mindset and let’s get to investigating. Thank you for joining me today for Part 1 of this 2 part series.  As a special opportunity for you today I am hosting Part 2 as a Master Mind Your Autistic Brain Webinar next Wednesday, January 6th at 2 pm Eastern and 7pm Eastern.  To save your session time and your seat click on the link in the show notes.  This will be a limited size, small group mastermind session where you get to ask questions and participate in the discussion and material as you learn and plan out your 2021. This event includes: a live, one hour small group coaching mastermind with me a workbook which includes Parts 1 & 2 so you have everything in one handy workbook access to the replay so you can go back and re-watch on your schedule and get anything you may have missed a live question and answer session AND because I know you may be like me and have questions afterwards, I am also including 30 days for you to ask any questions you may have after the session and I will personally answer via email. This isn’t your mother’s goal setting session this isn’t goal setting at all but a quantum leap to your fully authentic, autistic life.  This limited seating mastermind is available today for only $27.  Seats are limited and on a first come basis.  This special price is available to you today and will go up on Jan. 4th to $47.  Reserve your seat today in the link below. To get your seat today and save $20: WEDNESDAY, JAN 6- @ 2PM EST https://socialautie.ck.page/products/master-mind-your-autistic-brain-2021-2pm @7PM EST https://socialautie.ck.page/products/master-mind-your-autistic-brain-2021-7pm
17:42
December 30, 2020
S1 E17 From the UK to Singapore- Doing Things Outside my Comfort Zone with Sophie Longley
How would you respond to a boss asking, “How much can I pay you to leave?”  Sophie shares how she was asked this question and her response. What are your Non-Negotiables?  Sophie shares why it is so important. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com Get Connected: Find Sophie on Instagram @SophLongley28 You can read her articles via a link in her Instagram bio or HERE on Medium. Get your Free Copy of the MYAB Holiday Magazine along with 3 gifts of love sent right to your inbox and 2 Bonuses just for You. IT GOES AWAY on DEC. 31st and You don’t want to miss the special 2nd bonus.
28:54
December 23, 2020
S1 E16 Finding Your Lost Girl with Jessie Aiton
Jessie Aiton is the founder of The Lost Girl Melbourne.  She is the host of Life On The Spectrum Radio/Podcast for Good Health Radio based in Australia AND has a wonderful community on Facebook, The Lost Girl:Community Group.  Are you a “Lostie” and looking for a community of autistic women? Jessie shares one of the most under-rated actions you can take today, journaling and finding your voice, co-occurring conditions and all the identifications we often go through before we find autism, and finding the key to your lock. I cannot express what a very insightful conversation this was and how many things you will learn and discover from today’s episode with Jessie Aiton.  ***connect with Jessie via the link below. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com Where to connect with Jessie Aiton, The Lost Girl Melbourne: https://www.thelostgirl.com.au/
46:52
December 9, 2020
S1 E15 Peeling Back the Mask with Jason Davis
Meet the man behind the mask, Peeling Back the Mask Podcast host Jason Davis.  In today’s interview, Jason is sharing his Autism journey with us along with what’s been the hardest, like the grieving process and the meltdowns.  What’s been the best and his best advice to you as you are on your journey. Jason is not only the host of an amazing podcast, but a designer as well and has some really great designs you may want to get your hands on for the holidays.  I have my eye on his hilarious alien t-shirt (hint, hint-LOL) ***See links below Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com to join the private community, look for the FB Link on the website. To Connect with Jason: PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/peelingbackthemask Facebook Group - @PeelingBackTheMask Instagram - Peeling_Back_The_Mask Design Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JayDeeCandA
33:08
December 2, 2020
S1 E14- Chatty Auties Special Edition 1 year Anniversary AKA “The OOEY-Gooey Love Fest”
In this special edition of the Chatty Auties, that’s Rebekah J. Samuel of Scripture Prescriptions and me, the Social Autie, we are sharing our origin story with you and how being online besties, one autistic to another, has helped us in ways we never could have imagined.  And one of the biggest Ah-HA moments we recently had and how it involves YOU. I am tremendously thankful on this eve of Thanksgiving here in the States for each of you.  You are the reason I am here and I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your autism journey.  Thank you my friends and Happy Thanksgiving. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com to join the private community, look for the FB Link on the website. To Connect with Rebekah: https://linktr.ee/Rebekahjsamuel
44:32
November 26, 2020
S1 E13 Autism, Falafel and Rock & Roll with Dr. Mordi Benhamou
Meet Dr. Mordi Benhamou.  He is also known as The Autistic Guitarist on YouTube, the author of “Autism, Falafel and Rock & Roll”, AND he is a scientist.  Mordi shares his autism story, his insights into what has helped him the most, what he hopes, you as the reader, gain from his book and we talk all things science research about us.  Grab your favorite cup of coffee or tea and join in today’s conversation.  Connect with Mordi below. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com Connect with Dr. Mordi Benhamou: YouTube-The Autistic Guitarist https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUUeSm0d3N7ZLt-b2p__qNw His book, “Autism, Falafel and Rock & Roll” https://www.amazon.com/Autism-Falafel-Rock-Roll-atypical-ebook/dp/B089ZZMMGM Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_autistic_guitarist/
31:40
November 18, 2020
S1 E12 Anger & Self Distancing during the US Election and UK lockdown Tips on How to get back to Calm
Join me in this special FB Live from the Mind Your Autistic Brain Private Community.  So many are feeling overwhelmed and angry right now during this time of US Presidential election drama and UK Lockdown.  Join me for tips to help and bring you back to a place of calm. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com to join the private community, look for the FB Link on the website.
25:45
November 7, 2020
S1 E11 Autism Disclosure and all the deets with Maisie of ASD Career Pathways
Meet Maisie Soetantyo the founder of Autism Career Pathways and Family Therapist from the San Francisco Bay Area in California, USA. Today, Maisie is sharing her Autism Reveal Story with us.  She shares who she told, how she told, and the responses of family, friends and co-workers alike.   Maisie gives us some great guidelines to consider if you are debating who to tell, how to tell and when or if to tell people you are autistic.  You don’t want to miss any of this and she gives us the exclusive heads up as to who her next two interviews on ASD Career Pathways will be with and you don’t want to miss this!!! To Connect with Maisie: @asdcareerpathways https://autismcareerpathways.com/ To JOIN our PRIVATE FB Group Click HERE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/socialautie/ Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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October 21, 2020
S1 E10 Masking, Distractions & PTSD identification with Jason Muxworthy
A quick Celebration Note:  Today we are celebrating 10 episodes of our podcast and so thankful to all you who have been leaving 5 star ratings and reviews and especially for sharing us with your friends. Jason Muxworthy wasn’t identified as Autistic until he was 47.  He is such a delight to talk to and one of the funniest people I know.  You will get a few laughs with us in this episode.  Today, he is sharing his autism journey, insights into masking at age 8, distractions that derail concentration, seeing the positive gifts in autism and identifying PTSD as a late identified autistic. ****NOTE**** The PTSD discussion is at the end of the episode so if this is something that may be too difficult for you to hear right now we understand.  Jason describes how a flashback feels to him and his insights into realizing that PTSD isn’t just for soldiers. He also shares his favorite grounding technique and how to do it. Visit the MIND YOUR AUTISTIC BRAIN BLOG to read Jason’s guest article: https://socialautie.blogspot.com/ To Connect with Jason: He has a group on FB called Track Gang for christian men who love everything railway related.  Check out the group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/316509629530259/ To JOIN our PRIVATE FB Group, Mind Your Autstic Brain with Social Autie Click HERE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/socialautie/ Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com Disclaimer**  I am not a therapist, or medical doctor, I am a late identified, adult autistic sharing my experiences and insights in order to share information and resources with other late identified autistics to help on your journey.
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October 14, 2020
S1 E9 Equipping your ASD/ADHD Tool Kit with Charene Smith
S1 E9- Equipping your ASD-ADHD Tool Kit with Charene Smith Join us today for some incredible resources to equip you along your ASD-ADHD journey.  We have apps, books, youtube channels and so much goodness you will wonder where these little gems have been all your life.  Charene Smith of Adult Autistics with ADHD is our very special guest today and she is sharing not just the resources you have been looking for and didn’t know existed but she is flipping the script and takes the reins and asks me a few questions.  Wow.. she asks some great questions and you don’t want to miss my answers. Grab your favorite cup of tea or coffee and kick back for a great visit with us. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com ******If you are a LATE IDENTIFIED, ADULT AUTISTIC and you have identified and acknowledged, to yourself, that YES I am autistic and you are ready to take the next step in your autism journey to create the life you have always wanted and dreamed of but didn’t know was possible or even an option.  I am here to tell you that your dreams of a life that is filled with joy, peace and freedom awaits you and I have the step by step roadmap along with resources, insights and support to get you there.  This isn’t a get it quick solution and it doesn’t happen overnight, but if you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired and you know that the life you have today isn’t the life you want tomorrow and you are willing to be open to trying something different to get the life you want then this is for YOU. ****Sign up to be the first to receive one of the limited seats in the upcoming workshop in October, “I’m Autistic, Now What? A Roadmap to your Brand New Day” HERE: https://socialautie.ck.page/d814bea795 ****Get exclusive Podcast access to this FREE ASD/ADHD Tool Kit HERE: https://socialautie.ck.page/d009d3ac14
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September 30, 2020
S1 E8 Soulmates on the Spectrum-Wade and Brooke
Meet Brooke and Wade, they are Soulmates on the Spectrum.  If you are in any autism community online, then you have seen at least one post about the Netflix Series, Love on the Spectrum.  It has been a hot topic of conversation this summer.  We are all interested in romantic relationships, but especially those of us who are neurodiverse.  We are always trying to better understand and learn about relationships.  Brooke and Wade share their journey as late identified, adult autistics and their journey as a neurodiverse couple.  We discuss putting words to our struggles, what happens when you both have a meltdown at the same time, and reclaiming your voice.  You don’t want to miss one second of this conversation.  You might even want to take some notes, seriously, they are amazing. To Connect with Brooke and Wade on Instagram: @soulmatesonthespectrum https://www.instagram.com/soulmatesonthespectrum/?hl=en Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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September 9, 2020
S1 E7 The Physical Exhaustion of Late Identification with Rebekah J. Samuel of Scripture Prescriptions
Rebekah shares her experience of how the physical exhaustion of processing autism at 31 years old affected her; how and why she started The Healing Place-On the Spectrum Christians group; a great, unconventional way to approach executive function as an autistic (it’s NOT like what everyone has been telling you); and the hope that is on the other side of late identification.  Join us for a conversation that may be meeting you right where you are today.  You are not alone in your journey, we are here with you. ***Functioning Language is briefly discussed as is the topic of healing from hurts and abuse from a spiritual and church institution perspective.**** To Connect with Rebekah: https://linktr.ee/Rebekahjsamuel Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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September 3, 2020
S1 E6 Dawn Noeth on How a Meltdown Feels, Jelly Fish & Cake
S1 E6- Interview with Dawn Noeth-How a Meltdown Feels, Jelly Fish & how to experience the perfect flavor and texture of Cake Today’s interview is packed full of great information from how a meltdown feels, how we experience our family as “normal,” what a jelly fish symbolizes and how to experience the perfect flavor and texture of cake.  Dawn Noeth is an artist, cake baker & decorator and she works in the  accounting field.  She shares her late identified, adult autistic journey with us today along with some beautiful insights into how a meltdown feels to her.  You can find Dawn on Instagram at: @autistic_jellyfish_ @v.d.t.art @dawns_cupcakes_and_more Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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August 26, 2020
S1 E5 Cyber Bullying
Today is a segment from a video my friend, Rebekah J. Samuel and I made in June for a YouTube Series we do called The Chatty Auties about cyber bullying.  As autistics, we have all experienced bullying but in this time of quarantine where so many more people are online and stress and tensions are high we have experienced more cyber bullying and been witness to a good deal of it happening within our own autism communities.  We are discussing what happens in your brain when you experience a social hurt and why you feel so awful, how triggers and language assignments affect how we and others feel, two ways to heal from a social hurt from cyber bullying and how to respond. View the YouTube PTSD Series by The Chatty AUtiesHERE: https://youtu.be/lDO6iiAN0Tw Visit Scripture Prescriptions and The Healing Place HERE: https://www.facebook.com/scriptureprescriptionsministries/ Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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August 19, 2020
S1 E4 Substance Abuse in Adult Autistics with Jordan Camp
***** Adult topic and mild language, alcohol abuse, violence and suicide are discussed***** Today’s interview is on a serious and very important topic, Substance Abuse in Adult Autistics. My guest today is an adult autistic and has been clean and sober for almost a year.  Jordan Camp is opening up and sharing his journey with us today.  This is a topic we don’t talk about very much in our community and one I feel impacts so many of us.  If you have ever struggled with drugs and alcohol or are struggling with it now, take a listen today and know that you are not alone and there is another side and another way to live your best life.  We want you to know we understand.  The latest research shows that we as autistics are twice as likely to abuse drugs and alcohol.  Jordan is also a guest contributor to the Social Autie Blog and is sharing his tips and suggestions for not only ways to start recovery but also some things to know to identify use and abuse. Read Jordan’s Blog Article Here: https://socialautie.blogspot.com/ You can contact Jordan at: goldenautistic@outlook.com or jordan.camp991@gmail.com Resources for today’s Podcast: Hotlines-https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ This service also offers text chat vs. a phone call option.  Be sure to identify yourself as an adult autistic.  The counselors are trained to help us specifically as autistics because as you know we communicate differently and our stress shows in different ways. Alcoholics Anonymous-https://www.aa.org/ Drug and Alcohol Recovery Groups Resource Guide-https://startyourrecovery.org/treatment/support-groups Celebrate Recovery-https://www.celebraterecovery.com/ This is a Christian based resource. ***When seeking a treatment recovery program it is essential that you tell that you are autistic and seek a treatment program that supports your treatment with your neurodiverse brain in mind with programs tailored to you.  Many programs are now aware that as autistics we have special recovery needs and have programs in place so be sure to ask and to tell.**** Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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August 12, 2020
S1 E3 Interview with Sarah Ferguson
I met today’s guest online in an autism group, we are both in, a few months ago.  She posted this incredible video she had made of herself and it was so beautiful and really spoke to me.  I immediately reached out and we started talking.  Sarah Ferguson has become one of my best friends and we are so much alike that we are constantly laughing at our similarities.  We are both ASD, ADHD and dyslexic.  So you can imagine our fast conversations that change subjects and gears at lightning speed and are infused with incredible graphics, gifs, memes and other visuals.  Sarah is the light in my day and the laugh that makes my side hurt.  I can’t wait for you to meet her today and hear about her autism journey and a bit about being a mom on the spectrum. Find Sarah Here: Facebook is: Autie SarahUpsidedown @TheAdhdAutie Tik Tok: @sarahupsidedown YouTube: Sarah UpsideDown Instagram: @sarahnator54 Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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August 5, 2020
S1 E2 Julia Malkin-Ren
Today’s interview is not to be missed.  My friend, Julia, who wasn’t diagnosed until she was 40, has some incredible insights to share today.  She was awarded the MBE in the UK for her innovation in developing new methods of teaching and instruction specifically for autistics learning to drive a car.  She is a driving instructor, autism coach, and has more degrees and certificates than I can count.  She completed her Master’s and her PhD AT THE SAME TIME!  Her insights into what we need to know and how to prepare for a diagnosis as an adult will make you stop and think.  This conversation will touch you as she shares her experiences of helping other autistics have a voice in the world and what she is doing now to continue to help every day.  You can find Julia on Facebook at: Julia Pistrucci Malkin-Ren. Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social AUtie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I am a late identified, adult autistic and each week I will be sharing an interview with another late identified, adult autsitc to share their voice, experiences and journey with you.  I am only one voice among many and I can’t wait to share my incredible friends with you and let you know that you are not alone on this autism journey, we are here with you. Join us each Wednesday on your favorite listening platform.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the latest episode and if you are loving the show, please take a moment to give the a 5 star rating and a review on your listening platform.  We look forward to hearing what you think and what you’ve learned each week.  If you or someone you know would be a great guest to share their story on the show please send me an email at: carolejeanw@socialautie.com Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
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July 29, 2020
S1 E1 Interview with Diane J. Wright of Autastic.com
This was my dream FIRST interview!!!  I reached out and this incredible woman said YES!  I am so very honored to share her #AutisticVoice with you today.  She is so warm, kind and open in how she shares her journey and the incredible insights are not to be missed.  Be sure you stay until the very end when she shares the most revealing and MUST KNOW tip for every adult that was late autistic identified in life.  She has the secret we all need to know. SHOW NOTES TO CONNECT WITH DIANE J. WRIGHT OF AUTASTIC.COM: Autastic.com exists to educate, inspire, and empower late-identified autistic adults to live their best lives.  Add yourself to the Autastic.com insider list to be first in line for freebies, offers, and all the good stuff only members get to see! https://weareconnected.autastic.com/joinus The Autastic Academy course for re-discovering your innermost self and building the rest of your life around a more authentic, autistic you:  "Turns Out You're Autistic. Now What?" Social Media: @WeAreAutastic everywhere. Facebook Communities:  Surprise! You're Autistic! Autistic Women of Color AutisticBIPoC Hashtags and lists to connect with your community:  #AutLife #AutisticWomen #AutisticPOC #AutsticWhileBrown #AutisticElders Lists: https://twitter.com/WeAreAutastic/lists Connect, Follow and Visit Social AUtie: Link to the PRIVATE Facebook Group, The Socially Intelligent Autistic: https://www.facebook.com/groups/141184003995734/ Affiliate Links: “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.” TO EXPLORE STORIES FROM WOMEN WHO ARE AUTISTIC: https://amzn.to/2Y9Gl60 Follow Social AUtie on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/socialautie/ Get the latest BLOG post here: https://socialautie.blogspot.com Visit the Website HERE: https://socialautie.com/
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July 22, 2020
Trailer
Welcome to the Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean.  I’m a late identified, adult autistic.  I didn’t know I was autistic until I was 39.  So that means I spent almost 4 decades struggling to figure out the people and the world around me, constantly asking myself, “what did they mean by what was just said? Why did they do that?”  I just didn’t get it.  I always felt so out of place and lost in the world, until I discovered that I was autistic and my brain just works differently.  What a relief, finally something explained my life and gave me a place to begin finding out who the real me is.  I’ve been on this journey of self discovery as an autistic person for several years now and have learned so much and my life is finally making sense and I have found joy and peace.  Two things I never really had before.  My mission is to share the things I have learned along the way to make your journey of self discovery and better understanding that much shorter.   I didn’t know who or where to turn to for the help I was looking when I began so if you are here, you are ahead of the curve.  I will be sharing as many other autistic voices as I can with you so that if I’m ultimately not the person who you connect with best then you will have the opportunity to find your person here and have a way to reach out and connect. Join me each Wednesday here on the Mind Your Autistic Brain Podcast, as I share the voices, stories and journeys of other late identified, adult autistics.  They will be sharing their thoughts, and experiences  from their autism journeys along with insights and tips to help you on your journey.  I am only one autistic voice and I am seeking out other voices to share with you each week so that you too can find the information and connection we are all seeking. I want you to know you are not alone. We are here together to encourage and share our Autism journeys with one another and learn something new each week.  Be sure to check out the website, socialautie.com,  which gives you all the links to my private FB group, The Socially Intelligent Autistic, where you can access exclusive content, downloads and one on one support all for free.
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July 16, 2020