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Hi, I'm Carole Jean, a late identified Autistic ADHDer. Join me each Wednesday to dive deeper into what being a late identified autistic ADHD adult means and uncover what it means for you in your life. Each episode is packed full of insights and experiences on a topic that directly impacts our daily lives especially as it relates to Autistic Burnout, Self-Care, Relationships & Communication. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mindyourautisticbrain/support Continue Reading >>
Hi, I'm Carole Jean, a late identified Autistic ADHDer. Join me each Wednesday to dive deeper into what being a late identified autistic ADHD adult means and uncover what it means for you in your life. Each episode is packed full of insights and experiences on a topic that directly impacts our daily lives especially as it relates to Autistic Burnout, Self-Care, Relationships & Communication. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mindyourautisticbrain/support << Show Less
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093 Options for When Work ISN'T Working with Megan Reimer When we’ve been struggling at work and are just discovering the WHY in Late Identified Life, that can lead to re-assessing what we are doing for work. Join me along with my guest Megan Reimer from the IG account The Autistic Lady as she shares what NEXT step she is taking in her work journey after a late in life autism diagnosis.
Megan is sharing one resource and option she has found in Canada and it just might be what helps you right now on your journey.
Be sure to join us tomorrow, Thursday, August 11 at 2:30 pm EST for our LIVE YouTube Event in the Autistics in the Workforce Campaign hosted by The NeuroDrive Team of Mind Your Autistic Brain. Subscribe to our Talk Show Channel and get notified when the event starts.https://resources.mindyourautisticbrain.com/events
GUEST Contact INFO:
Megan Reimer
On Instagram: @TheAutisticLady https://www.instagram.com/theautisticlady/
https://linktr.ee/theautisticlady
Megan mentioned the book: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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093 Options for When Work ISN'T Working with Megan Reimer When we’ve been struggling at work and are just discovering the WHY in Late Identified Life, that can lead to re-assessing what we are doing for work. Join me along with my guest Megan Reimer from the IG account The Autistic Lady as she shares what NEXT step she is taking in her work journey after a late in life autism diagnosis.
Megan is sharing one resource and option she has found in Canada and it just might be what helps you right now on your journey.
Be sure to join us tomorrow, Thursday, August 11 at 2:30 pm EST for our LIVE YouTube Event in the Autistics in the Workforce Campaign hosted by The NeuroDrive Team of Mind Your Autistic Brain. Subscribe to our Talk Show Channel and get notified when the event starts.https://resources.mindyourautisticbrain.com/events
GUEST Contact INFO:
Megan Reimer
On Instagram: @TheAutisticLady https://www.instagram.com/theautisticlady/
https://linktr.ee/theautisticlady
Megan mentioned the book: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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092 You're Meeting All Your Goals, But Still Failing with Jessica Michaels I am so very honored to introduce you to my good friend, author of the upcoming book, “One Size Fits No One,” Speaker, Consultant, Neurodiverse Work Coach, Talent Developer at Adobe and Culture Director of The NeuroDrive Team for Mind Your Autistic Brain, Jessica Michaels.
In today’s episode, Jessica shares how she spent years meeting and exceeding all of her target work goals but still being told she was failing.
Upper level management and the C-Suite: “No one has planned for us to get this far, but we’re here!” We discuss what it’s like to get to the top as an NDer.
What does it mean to open up the definition of professional in today’s work culture? Jessica promotes compassionate communication and a culture of preferences for all neurotypes in addition to questioning your assumptions.
Tune in to today’s Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show on your favorite listening platform and YouTube as we kick off “Autistics in the Workforce'' hosted by The NeuorDrive Team. Stay to the end of this episode to hear what we will be discussing throughout the month of August.
The NeuroDrive Team of Mind Your Autistic Brain
Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I am a late identified Autistic ADHDer, ND Thought Leader, Champion of Change in the Neurodistinct Workforce Movement and a Mom to 2 ND teens and partner to an amazing man.
Did I mention I am in YEAR THREE of THRIVING living Burnout, Meltdown and Shutdown FREE? I am finally off the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop after 40 years!
Each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you or I am sharing steps from my signature Burnout To Thriving Method to help you go from Struggling Burned Out Autistic to living your Best Thriving Life without Masking all day in relationships or work.
If you are on the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop of Death, Burnout To Thriving, is the answer that will give you the process and the structure to live your best life now.
Learn More about Burnout To Thriving by getting your FREE Download-
Top 20 Warning Signs You May Be In Autistic Burnout:
https://socialautie.ck.page/af5e10de27
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
Connect with me & the MYAB Community on:
Instagram @Mind_Your_Autistic_Brain https://www.instagram.com/mind_your_autistic_brain/
GUEST Contact INFO:
Jessica Michaels
LinkedIn
The Neurodiverse Workplace

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091 - Sexual Identity & Sensory Integration with Sexologist Angela Locashio Sensory Integration specialist and sexologist Angela Locashio is joining me today for a conversation in the Autistic Sex Series on Sexual identity, sensory integration and more. We even discuss sex in the “empty nest” and intersectional thinking.
“When we know our sensory needs we can communicate it to others, ask them for help and they will.” -Angela Locashio
Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I am a late identified Autistic ADHDer, ND Thought Leader, Champion of Change in the Neurodistinct Workforce Movement and a Mom to 2 ND teens and partner to an amazing man.
Did I mention I am in YEAR THREE of THRIVING living Burnout, Meltdown and Shutdown FREE? I am finally off the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop after 40 years!
Each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you or I am sharing steps from my signature Burnout To Thriving Method to help you go from Struggling Burned Out Autistic to living your Best Thriving Life without Masking all day in relationships or work.
If you are on the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop of Death, Burnout To Thriving, is the answer that will give you the process and the structure to live your best life now.
Learn More about Burnout To Thriving by getting your FREE Download-
Top 20 Warning Signs You May Be In Autistic Burnout:
https://socialautie.ck.page/af5e10de27
Help your friend who is just starting their autism journey and share the show with them too. We all need a helping hand and a friend looking out for us. Be that friend.
I look forward to hearing what you’ve learned each week. Share in the comments or on Instagram.
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
Connect with me & the MYAB Community on:
Instagram @Mind_Your_Autistic_Brain https://www.instagram.com/mind_your_autistic_brain/
GUEST Contact INFO:
Angela Locashio:
Discord: https://discord.mamapistachio.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelalocashio/
Resources

Free Booklet full of tips to engage the parasympathetic nervous system and stop the stress response cycle: https://mamapistachio.com/dragons
Adult Sensory Checklist (easy online checklist): https://mamapistachio.com/checklist
Sensory Recommendations: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WaXAbunfbYaoK1TTkKqldJgnJg0vB17pwjD2ATEawag/copy
Understanding the 8 (not just 5) senses: https://www.mamapistachio.com/blog/the-8-senses






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090 - The ADHD Brain, Sex & Trauma with Dr. Ali Arena Ali and I are talking all things sex today from the ADHD perspective. From having visual reminders that “oh yeah, now that I see you getting dressed I remember I think you’re hot” to scheduling “Sexy Time” and those dopamine hits and wrapping up with a brief discussion on how to begin taking those first steps towards sex after trauma.
There is a time stamp in the show notes so you know when we start the trauma discussion at the end if that doesn’t meet you where you are in life today.
18:55 Trauma and next steps towards sex if you are ready
Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I am a late identified Autistic ADHDer, ND Thought Leader, Champion of Change in the Neurodistinct Workforce Movement and a Mom to 2 ND teens and partner to an amazing man.
Did I mention I am in YEAR THREE of THRIVING living Burnout, Meltdown and Shutdown FREE? I am finally off the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop after 40 years!
Each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you or I am sharing steps from my signature Burnout To Thriving Method to help you go from Struggling Burned Out Autistic to living your Best Thriving Life without Masking all day in relationships or work.
If you are on the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop of Death, Burnout To Thriving, is the answer that will give you the process and the structure to live your best life now.
Learn More about Burnout To Thriving by getting your FREE Download-
Top 20 Warning Signs You May Be In Autistic Burnout:
https://socialautie.ck.page/af5e10de27
Help your friend who is just starting their autism journey and share the show with them too. We all need a helping hand and a friend looking out for us. Be that friend.
I look forward to hearing what you’ve learned each week. Share in the comments or on Instagram.
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
Connect with me & the MYAB Community on:
Instagram @Mind_Your_Autistic_Brain https://www.instagram.com/mind_your_autistic_brain/
If you are enjoying the show and it has been helpful to you in any way, please consider becoming a sponsor by a monthly contribution via Anchor or through a one time sponsorship via Buy Me a Coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/socialautie Every sponsorship helps continue the show and also goes towards providing resources to the late identified adult autistic community.
GUEST Contact INFO:
Dr. Ali Arena
https://linktr.ee/connection_squared
On The Gram @ConnectingWithAli

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089- Autistic Sexual Identification, Orgasms and more with ND Coach Lex Harvey-Bryn https://linktr.ee/mindyourautisticbrain
Sexual Identification in late identified life can be a journey in itself from feeling like you don’t fit any model you see to questioning it all. Join me today with ND Coach Lex Harvey-Bryn as we discuss the sexual identification journey, different types of orgasms and our sensory sexual profiles and so much more.
Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I am a late identified Autistic ADHDer, ND Thought Leader, Champion of Change in the Neurodistinct Workforce Movement and a Mom to 2 ND teens and partner to an amazing man.
Did I mention I am in YEAR THREE of THRIVING living Burnout, Meltdown and Shutdown FREE? I am finally off the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop after 40 years!
Each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you or I am sharing steps from my signature Burnout To Thriving Method to help you go from Struggling Burned Out Autistic to living your Best Thriving Life without Masking all day in relationships or work.
If you are on the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop of Death, Burnout To Thriving, is the answer that will give you the process and the structure to live your best life now.
Learn More about Burnout To Thriving by getting your FREE Download-
Top 20 Warning Signs You May Be In Autistic Burnout:
https://socialautie.ck.page/af5e10de27

GUEST Contact INFO:
Lex Harvey-Bryn
Coaching Neurodiversity (formerly Coaching ADHD)
Over on the GRAM: @Coaching_Neurodiversity
LinkedIn



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088 - “Aging, Identity & Fantasy” in Autistic Sex the ND Female Perspective with Sex Therapist Candice Christiansen https://linktr.ee/socialautie
Join me along with my good friend Candice Christiansen sex therapist and host of the Fabulously Candice Podcast, “The Sexiest Podcast about Neurodivergence” as we talk all things aging from perimenopause and “sex add-ons” to our sexual identity in late identified life and fantasy in sex.
***We discuss trauma and body shame at 16:45
AUTISTIC SEX LIVE EVENTS AND ACCESS TO THE WHOLE SERIES:
https://mindyourautisticbrain.vipmembervault.com/eventregistration
Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by The Social Autie, that’s me, Carole Jean. I am a late identified Autistic ADHDer, ND Thought Leader, Champion of Change in the Neurodistinct Workforce Movement and a Mom to 2 ND teens and partner to an amazing man.
Did I mention I am in YEAR THREE of THRIVING living Burnout, Meltdown and Shutdown FREE? I am finally off the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop after 40 years!
Each week I have a conversation with another late identified autistic, who shares their voice, experiences and journey with you or I am sharing steps from my signature Burnout To Thriving Method to help you go from Struggling Burned Out Autistic to living your Best Thriving Life without Masking all day in relationships or work.
If you are on the Chronic Cycle Burnout Loop of Death, Burnout To Thriving, is the answer that will give you the process and the structure to live your best life now.

Learn More about Burnout To Thriving by getting your FREE Download-
Top 20 Warning Signs You May Be In Autistic Burnout:
https://socialautie.ck.page/af5e10de27

I look forward to hearing what you’ve learned each week. Share in the comments or on Instagram.
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
Find me on:
Instagram @Mind_Your_Autistic_Brain https://www.instagram.com/mind_your_autistic_brain/
GUEST Contact INFO:
Candice Christiansen-
Namaste Center for Healing
Fabulously Candice Podcast
https://www.namasteadvice.com/
https://autismandintimacypodcast.com/

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087- Happy, Positive & Confident Autistic Sex with Best Selling Author, Michael John Carley “No one suffers from low confidence when they are having an orgasm”-Michael John Carley
Trigger Warning at time stamp 44:49 (TW) Trauma & Sexual Assault
Michael John Carley is the author of “Asperger’s From the Inside-Out” (Penguin/Perigee), “Unemployed on the Autism Spectrum” (JKP), “The Book of Happy, Positive, and Confident Sex for Adults on the Autism Spectrum…and Beyond!” (Neurodiversity Press), and over 60 articles—including the column, “Autism Without Fear,” which for four years ran in the Huffington Post.
Join us today for a conversation you don’t want to miss as an Autistic “Spectrumite” who wants to or is having sex. John Michael is reframing sex and seeking to empower each of us to give ourselves permission to find our happy, positive and confident sex.
On June 30th come have a brilliant and insightful conversation with the incredible best selling author, Michael John Carley as we dive into some of the juciest topics in his latest book, “Book of Happy, Positive & Confident Sex for Adults on the Autism Spectrum…and Beyond”
Sign up for the event on the EVENTS Page Here:
https://mindyourautisticbrain.vipmembervault.com/eventregistration
Help your friend who is just starting their autism journey and share the show with them too. We all need a helping hand and a friend looking out for us. Be that friend.
I look forward to hearing what you’ve learned each week. Share in the comments or on Instagram.
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
Find me on:
Instagram @SocialAutie https://www.instagram.com/socialautie/?hl=en

GUEST Contact INFO:
Michael John Carley
Michael John Carley was the founding Executive Director for two disability non-profits in NYC; including GRASP, which he ran from 2003-2013 and which quickly became the largest membership organization in the world for adults on the autism spectrum. The other, ASTEP, paired recent college grads on the spectrum with internships at NYC Fortune 500 companies.
Currently, he runs New York University’s global Connections Program for all its autistic students. Outside of his duties for NYU he consults for other schools and businesses, holds a private practice for individual clients, is the Editor-in-Chief of Neurodiversity Press, a Core Faculty Member for the LEND Program at Stonybrook University, a Senior Advisor for Drexel University’s Autism Research Institute, and the Board Advisor for Spectrum Theatre Ensemble. Of his awards he highlights the 2011 honor in Bioethics from Columbia University. Over almost 20 years, he has been covered by every major media outlet and has enjoyed over 250 contractually-arranged speaking engagements.
“Book of Happy, Positive & Confident Sex for Adults on the Spectrum…and Beyond”
@MichaelJohnCarley on Instagram
https://michaeljohncarley.com/
GRASP-Global & Regional Autism Spectrum Partnership


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086-Autistic Sex "It's Sexier Than You Think" with Amy Gravino Autistic Sex is our hot topic for the month of June and we will be talking all things sex today in this first episode in the series with sex educator and fellow autistic Amy Gravino.
Amy is an Autism Sexuality Advocate Consultant and College Coach. She is the founder of A.S.C.O.T. Consulting, LLC and TED Talk presenter, “Why Autism is Sexier Than You Think it is.” Amy Gravino, M.A., is an autism sexuality advocate and Relationship Coach in the Center for Adult Autism Services at Rutgers University.
Get all the links below to connect with Amy Gravino.
Join the Mind Your Autistic Brain Community this month for live event and a workshop all focused on Autistic Sex by amazing advocates and Sexperts. Get the details and register for any or all of the events on the MYAB Events Page HERE:
https://mindyourautisticbrain.vipmembervault.com/eventregistration
GUEST Contact INFO:
Amy Gravino:
Instagram @Amy.Gravino https://www.instagram.com/amy.gravino/?hl=en
www.AmyGravino.com
TED Talk-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shgy43CxBX8
OAR Sex Guide Resource- https://researchautism.org/sex-ed-guide/

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085 - Robert Smythe of the A Team Podcast: Decoding & Understanding Where We “Fit” & ADHD Co-occurrence If you don’t “feel” your age, you are not alone. In this power packed episode Robert Smythe and I discuss age mindset, decoding & understanding where we “fit”, ADHD co-occurring identification, time blindness, saying “sorry,” theater-social understanding-Miss Manners and Workplace communication just to list the highlights in this episode you don’t want to miss.
Robert Smythe is the host of the A Team Podcast, Theater professor, late identified autistic, and a fabulous pastry chef just to name some of the things he does in the world. Who he is BEing is what I absolutely adore!!
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 (If I’ve earned it) and a review on your listening platform or a comment under the video.
Help your friend who is just starting their autism journey and share the show with them too. We all need a helping hand and a friend looking out for us. Be that friend.
I look forward to hearing what you’ve learned each week. Share in the comments or on Instagram.
Visit me on the web at: www.socialautie.com
GUEST Contact INFO:
Robert Smythe
On Instagram @VoiceSmythe @ATeamPodcast
https://www.instagram.com/voicesmythe/?hl=en
https://www.instagram.com/ateampodcast/?hl=en

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