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S2E11:  A Deeper (Scattered) Dive into Partner Caretakers

S2E11: A Deeper (Scattered) Dive into Partner Caretakers

July 16, 2021

Maddi finally delves into the broader term of Partner Caretakers, in a slightly scattered way (sometimes scripts can only help keep you on track so much....) She discusses statistics, as well as some advice she finds helpful! 

S2E10: Interview with Jeanette (A Chat About MALS)

S2E10: Interview with Jeanette (A Chat About MALS)

July 2, 2021

This week, Maddi sits down with Jeanette to chat about life with MALS (Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome). They talk through the intense measures she had to go through to get her diagnosis, as well as living life as a young adult with an invisible illness. 

 

MALS Recourses and where you can find Jeanette:

https://www.jeanettebednar.com/

 

https://instagram.com/jeanette_bednar

 

https://www.malsfoundation.org

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/MALSAwarenessCommunity/?ref=share

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/105633382202/?ref=share

S2E9: Let’s Catch Up

S2E9: Let’s Catch Up

June 18, 2021

In this episode, Maddi discusses pressures of creating media and how she's been handling life lately. 

S2E8: Interview with Martin (A Talk on Partner Caretakers)

S2E8: Interview with Martin (A Talk on Partner Caretakers)

June 4, 2021

In this episode, Maddi welcomes back her partner Martin to talk about partner caretakers, noodle arms, and gross couple antics. 

S2E7: The Disabled Character Stereotype

S2E7: The Disabled Character Stereotype

May 14, 2021

In this week's episode- and final installment of the Disability in Media Trilogy- Maddi discusses how disabled characters are represented and written in media and stories. 

S2E6: Interview with Sarah (A Talk on Mental Health)

S2E6: Interview with Sarah (A Talk on Mental Health)

April 30, 2021

Maddi is joined by special guest Sarah Libby to chat about mental health, the affects of the pandemic, and learning to seek out the help you need.

S2E5: Actors and Disabled Characters

S2E5: Actors and Disabled Characters

April 2, 2021

In this episode Maddi discusses actors and the disabled roles they play. Should able bodied actors be playing disabled characters? How do we start holding Hollywood accountable? 

S2E4: Interview with Jordan (A Talk on Ageism)

S2E4: Interview with Jordan (A Talk on Ageism)

March 19, 2021

This week Maddi interviews one of her good friends Jordan about what it is like navigating their health as young people. Especially in a world that questions the validity of their concerns due to their age. 

S2E3: The Wrong Way to Represent

S2E3: The Wrong Way to Represent

March 5, 2021

In this week's episode, Maddi talks about the catch-22 of representing disabilities in films and how it affects not only people a part of those disabled communities, but everyone. 

S2E2: Interview with Ola (Life with ADHD)

S2E2: Interview with Ola (Life with ADHD)

February 19, 2021

The first episode in Maddi's Interview Series. This week she interviews her roommate and friend Ola about living with ADHD and how life can be vastly different for someone living a neurodivergent life. 

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