Crohn's & Autism Awareness Advocate

Crohn's & Autism Awareness Advocate

My podcast is about my experience with Crohn’s disease and getting my voice heard also about me in general and about my Autism. I speak to a different person each week to hear about there own experiences.


May 28, 2023 54 mins
Welcome back to Mental Health Awakening 2 we are joined by Debra Weller storyteller! That's our topic Storytelling, the first ever episode on the podcast about storytelling from a storyteller! Debra travels the world, she helps children too by doing public speaking too! Debra shares her personal mental health journey growing up and what lead to storytelling it's a really fascinating and inspirational story! We also talk about flap...
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In today's episode of Mental Health Awakening 2 Mason and Angela are joined with Terri, the majority of the conversation is about Wife's circle, and the light system where we would look to see more yellow lights than red lights, what about the amber lights... so much discussion, Terri's bio is below... Terri J. Davis McCall Prophetess | Intercessor | Educator | Leader | Mentor Terri is a multifaceted young woman who loves God wi...
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Welcome back to another episode of Mental Health Awakening 2! Today Mason and Angela and joined with Sophie Ward who is a chronic illness warrior with Lyme disease diagnosed in 2017, and she is a podcaster which started in 2018 called "Chronic but Iconic!" Today's topic is depression we talk about the different types of depression you can have while having a chronic illness, as all of us here have a chronic illness we thought this...
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In today's episode Mason and Angela are joined will April Harris, all of us has IBD, April's description is down below... April Harris, Author, High-Level Virtual Assistant and Business Coach April, known online as Virtually April Michelle, is a multi-passionate entrepreneur and autoimmune patient advocate. After being diagnosed with Severe Ulcerative Colitis at 20 years old, she has since developed her career as an Author, High-Le...
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In today's episode it is a IBD Day Special Mason is joined with Natasha who was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in 2003 after experiencing abdominal pain in the cinema while eating cheese Nachos. Natasha talks about her journey with Crohn's finding a community and a good IBD support team! We talk procedures, medication, and being Vulnerable! so much discussed today! enjoy it! continue to spread awareness! good advise by Natasha! ...
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In the next episode of Mental Health awakening 2 Mason and Angela are joined with Amy who has PTSD which stands for Post Traumatic stress disorder. We all feel PTSD isn't talked about enough!

Amy shares what PTSD is and her personal experience, and gives us a bit about her background, Amy was diagnosed in 2021, how PTSD affects Amy is when sleeping unaware a dream is a dream, and the fear of spiders and Rats which wakes Amy up, thi...

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In today's episode of Mental Health Awakening Mason and Angela T Jackson are joined with Kitty who speaks about her Mental Health, today's topic is Personal Mental Health. Kitty is a recurring guest to the podcast, Mason and Kitty went to school together and have known each for a long time over 5 years now. 

Kitty talks Mason and Angela about the loss of her Dad in 2018 who committed suicide. Kitty had therapy for 6 weeks and ...

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Welcome to Mental Health Awakening 2 for another episode today's topic is "How I got here" With Sellittia Johnson, her bio and description is down below...

Sellittia Johnson is a native of Tennessee born and raised in Pulaski. Sellittia was educated in the Giles County School system and graduated Giles County High School in 1991.  While in high school, Sellittia joined the Tennessee National Guard and went on to enlist in acti...

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Welcome to a brand new season of Mental Health Awakening! We have renamed the series Mental Health awakening add a 2 on the end as it is the second season! Returning Co host Angela Jackson!

A refresh of our hosts in this opening episode! Mason and Angela UK/USA connections! who they both have Crohn's Disease! in the second series of Mental Health awakening it won't be as long as the first season but we do have some great guests in ...

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In today's episode as you can tell from the episode title we go to Australia today for the last episode of Communities unite the first series! This was really well organised by Justan who came on the show about 2 years ago now, also joined by Flic, ambassador for Crohn's and Colitis Australia and does radio,  Sarzy a Nurse doing great work and Rose who recently did get a ostomy and was a teacher! we all have Crohn's Disease!&n...

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Welcome to Doctor Who & Autism series celebrations following on from Last's years success of Doctor Who and Autism the series I thought of starting a new episode to celebrate 60 years of Doctor Who but not only that to celebrate Autism. This episode is the first of the series the series won't properly air until November but I thought of bringing you an early episode as it's Mental health awareness month and today's guest is a M...

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Welcome to the final reunion episode the finale we are joined by our last set guests reunited for the end of series!






A great conversation to finish the series up, Talking about trust, Autistic Burnout, music and politics! A great analogy which was brought up in the episode, think about a broken smashed phone that's autistic feel in a world which we find it to fit in too not feeling accepted...

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Welcome to the second episode of the Reunion in the conclusion of Autistic Assemble... Today we are joined with...





Everyone here is autistic! and we talk about out stories and Autistic Representation which is really important, talking about the film/media industry, everyone shares there thoughts, so many thoughts into the discussion today!

Thank you all for coming back today, we hope to see you on th...

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Welcome to the first Reunion episode for the conclusion of Autistic Assemble... Today we are joined with... Carrin Martin S.D Flame Matilda We share our stories, offer updates and talk about having a Autistic voice! So much discussed, we must say S.D Flame's new song is out now as he said it wasn't released yet due to this recording being recorded 2 days ahead of release. Everyone gives great advise! Thank you everyone, you wa...
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In today's episode I am joined with Adelaide where today we speak about ADHD and Autism, how similar they can be to how different they really are. We talk about how important self diagnosis can be! Adelaide was diagnosed with ADHD last year, and is on the waiting list for a official autism diagnosis.

We learn into our school education, and how we want to be understand and that be can talk time for us. We express how autism sho...

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In this episode of the series I am joined with Father and son duo Matthew and Callum who are part of Neurodivergent Crew where everyone has something different about them being Neurodivergent which is amazing and rare in a band! 

Formed into Fma12gage Matthew and Callum talk about there music journeys and how they got to perform with one another they do Mental music but do like to do all music putting the mental depth to there...

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In today's episode I am joined with Adam who worked at the same special education school I went too, Adam worked there for 12 years and now is headteacher at a different school. This is a really good conversation and catch up after a good amount of years. The main topic of conversation is behaviours in today's episode. We think there should be a element to a person's behaviour where the teacher shows' empathy and understands. 


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Today I welcome Mia to the podcast who has worked within SEND for about 20 years now! When i was at school Marketfield Mia was a helper assistant teacher in my first ever class way back in year 8 Mia say's she has very fond memories and they were so good! we talk about the flashbacks and what we are doing now! We talk about the fun times! 

We say that every teacher should have a knowledge of Autism and SEND even teacher replac...

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In Today's episode I am joined with Ben who is autistic and was diagnosed age of 8. Ben talks about his Journey with Autism from not really being confident younger in life and now impacting the Autism world in a positive outlet which we think is really important!  Ben has been running his own brand "big clothing 4 u" which he start now been doing for 7 years. Ben says he will not be defined by his autism and never let anyone stand ...
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In today's episode I am joined with Amy Gair who is a worker for The Multi Schools Council since November 2022 last year! Amy's brother is autistic Amy talks about her experience of her brother Autism linking Masking into the conversation too. Amy gives us a background of herself to liking Doctor Who to loving Swimming! 

We talk about a range of topics and the life of the Multi Schools Council! 

Amy's favourite Doctor Who...

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