Greta Thunberg: Environmental Body Vs. Environmental Risk Part 2 (Transcript of ep.5 Season 1 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Welcome to episode 5 of Autism and The Human. I'm Limbic Noodle.  You can find me on Socials under this name, now including on Facebook. Last week, I finally sucked it up and set up a Facebook Page under Autism and The Human with Limbic Noodle. Glance at it when you have the chance.  Last … Continue reading Greta Thunberg: Environmental Body Vs. Environmental Risk Part 2 (Transcript of ep.5 Season 1 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Environmental Body versus Environmental Risk Part One

Transcript Ep. 4 Autism and The Human This week I want to talk about the concept of "Environmental/Ecological" bodies versus those bodies that are deemed environmental/ecological risks. This complicated subject meets at the intersection of multiple marginalized identities. Today's discussion will examine how this concept has impacted women, people living in poverty, disabled people, and … Continue reading Environmental Body versus Environmental Risk Part One

Autistic Masking (Transcript ep 3 Autism and The Human Podcast)

Welcome to the third episode of "Autism and The Human." I'm Limbic Noodle. Today's episode is called "Autistic Masking."  "Autism and Masking: How And Why People Do It, And The Impact It Can Have" by Dr. Felicity Sedgewick, Dr. Laura Hull, and Hellen Ellis was an invaluable resource for this week's subject.  I need to … Continue reading Autistic Masking (Transcript ep 3 Autism and The Human Podcast)

Power Dynamics, Pathologization, and Paradigm Shifts: The Neurodiversity Paradigm (Transcript of ep. 2 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Hello. Welcome to Autism and "The Human." I'm Limbic Noodle, and today's episode is "Power Dynamics, Pathologisation and Paradigm Shifts.  I want to start by saying that Nick Walker's "Neuroqueer Heresies: Notes on the Neurodiversity Paradigm, Autistic Empowerment, and Postnormal Possibilities" was an invaluable source for today's subject. It helped me recognize ways I've misused … Continue reading Power Dynamics, Pathologization, and Paradigm Shifts: The Neurodiversity Paradigm (Transcript of ep. 2 of Autism and The Human podcast)

Autism and The Human Episode 1: Limbic, Liminal, Labels and Language: The Language of Autism (Published June 6, 2022)- Transcript of Podcast

Welcome to the first episode of "Autism and The Human." I'm Limbic Noodle. Today's episode is called "Limbic, Liminal, Labels and Language."  I want to talk to you today about how I decided to call myself Limbic Noodle online.  The limbic system is the part of the brain involved in behavioural and emotional responses. It's … Continue reading Autism and The Human Episode 1: Limbic, Liminal, Labels and Language: The Language of Autism (Published June 6, 2022)- Transcript of Podcast

Trauma-Informed Teaching/Trauma Inducing Classrooms

Not having effective strategies to cope with the trauma I encountered in my classrooms has impacted my teaching career more than any other issue I have faced. In 2005 Rice and Groves defined trauma as "...an exceptional experience in which powerful and dangerous events overwhelm a person’s capacity to cope." "Trauma is real."     … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Teaching/Trauma Inducing Classrooms

Imposter Syndrome – As a Teacher – As a Human Being

Recently I began to listen to Angela Watson's podcast, Truth for Teachers. Each episode I listened to had valuable information and advice, but Episode 114: Seven Ways Teachers Can Push Past Imposter Syndrome was the one that made the most significant connections to my own experiences.  Many people have experienced moments where they felt like a fraud. I … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome – As a Teacher – As a Human Being