Episode 4

Published on:

26th Aug 2020

Life on the Spectrum with Ash

Ash is a Jamaican British writer, podcaster and techie who is working to bridge the digital divide for marginalized groups and to bring awareness to the injustices faced by Black people every day.

This week we talk about the stigma of autism and how it is and isn’t accepted in Afro-Carribean, African and African American communities and yet how the two are inextricably linked for people like Ash who was diagnosed at age 15.

Transcript available here

Resources/Topics mentioned this episode:

The Independent: Osime Brown

Autism Inclusive Meets


Washington Post: Matthew Rushin

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Beyond Our Cells is a podcast hosted by Taylor Camille highlighting the stories and experiences of those living outside of the limitations of their conditions. Living with Sickle Cell, Taylor’s attempts at hiding her invisible disease and coping with the feelings of otherness has inspired the creation of this podcast. In an effort to seek peace, discussions center on our learned ability to maintain an identity that surpasses the barriers of health conditions which often try to disrupt our peace and overwhelm our spirit. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow @beyondourcells on Instagram and Twitter. Transcripts available on Medium, https://bit.ly/3gjpIMl

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