Some things are just more challenging for people with additional needs; one of those things is finances. Whether it's budgeting, understanding money or even just comprehending some of the jargon that the banks use, if you're like me then you find it difficult.

This week on the Sensory Matters podcast, we talked to the creators of Neurosapp about how they want to change the system and make finances accessible to everyone -

 

Find out how you can join in and be part of the revolution in this weeks podcast!

In this One-Off Sensory Matters Episode, we talk to Larrnell and Onikage from the podcast Autistic Delicatessen. Autistic Delicatessen is a podcast run by two autistic people, but unlike most, this podcast is not about Autism, it's about food!

 

Find out all about what inspired Larrnell and Onikage to create this podcast and all of the fun experiences they've had doing it... Including a musician who makes Gumbo on stage at his concerts!

In this special episode of the podcast, we talk to Lydia who is an autistic freelance journalist about her career and what it's like being Autistic and working in the media and journalism field.

Lydia and the Chew Crew (Joel, Lorraine and Jenny) also discuss why it's important to have Autistic voices in the media and how we can encourage them to enter the field!

Don't miss out on this fantastic episode!

Travel is stressful for most people, but for Autistic people, it can be even more anxiety-inducing. All the changes in routine, lights, smells and cultures can really have a profound effect on Autistic People.

Luckily Koloko and Stella have a solution!

Find out how they are revolutionising the travel industry to be more accepting of Autism and SPD and how it can change your life today!

Welcome back to Sensory Matters!

The last couple of episodes have covered Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance. This week we discuss moving passed Autism Acceptance... what comes next?

Joel has a theory that he calls "Autism Knowledge" where he discusses that the next step after Acceptance is Autism Knowledge. This is a radical theory about the complete integration of Autistic people into society.

Listen to find out how we can achieve that!

What's the difference between Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance? Why is it important?

This is what the Chew Crew discuss during the podcast this week, we discuss the intricacies around the two. Looking at the timelines of both, where they are placed within the community and whether you can have one without the other! We also end up talking about trucks - which is something you don't want to miss trust me!

People talk a lot about Autism Awareness, but its definition can often be murky and unclear. That's why in this week's podcast Lorraine and Joel try to answer the question What's the deal with Autism Awareness?

We look at the timeline of where it started, where it is now and where we see it going in the future!

We also talk about the best way to get your Autistic child ready for any transitions such as Christmas or packaging changes.

So join us as we explore Autism Awareness

With all the focus on the Coronavirus, we bring you a special podcast. Anxiety is high and it’s often hard to follow and understand everything we are being told. We are all in this together and it’s amazing to see society pulling together.

Lorraine and Jenny discuss anxiety, mental health and self-isolation and offer some tips to get you through. For more help and support you can join our sensory support group on Facebook.

Sleep is a struggle for many Autistic and SPD people, whether it is getting to sleep or staying asleep. We all know that a good nights sleep is really important to have a productive day and Lorraine and Joel both have experience struggling with sleep.

So they have come together to discuss what helps them sleep and give you a guide to sleep so that you can find a way to help your sleep!!

Self-harm is a serious issue that can seriously affect people's mental health. Unfortunately in the past few years, it has become more and more common, and it keeps becoming more common.

Luckily some of the Chewigem team have first-hand experience with self-harm and are here to teach you how to spot and help someone who is self-harming.

Find out how to spot and help someone with is self-harming now

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