Looking for a new podcast for the new year? Below, we share our favourite podcasts of 2023 that focus on disability and inclusion and might inspire your listening for 2024!
Accessed That explores what it’s really like to travel as a person with disability. Each episode, hear from travel lovers about their experience navigating the world – hearing the highs, the lows and the low down from people who have been there, accessed that.
Hosts Dylan Alcott and Angus O’Loughlin speak to people living with disabilities about their lives and ask them questions you thought were off-limits. This is a podcast for everyone. It breaks down stigmas, changes perceptions and challenges what we think it is to live with a disability.
In this podcast series, Chloe Hayden (from Netflix’s Heartbreak High) chats to people who, just like her, are living life boldly and are unapologetically themselves. The series covers everything from life lessons to overcoming challenges, to learning to embrace who you are.
Disabled and Proud
From the UK, this show is raw, open, honest, funny, welcoming and educational. Hosted by top adaptive athlete Brooke Millhouse, the show brings listeners a different perspective on disability. Each week an awesome guest speaker with disability tells their own story about their disability, their life and why they are proud to be themselves. As well as the challenges that they face socially, mentally, physical and with life in general.
Disability Done Differently
Brought to you by DSC, father and daughter duo Roland and Evie Naufal chat with interesting guests who have carved their own way in the disability sector – revealing battle scars, imparting wisdom and talking straight about their journeys. This podcast brings together passionate people who aren’t afraid to speak their mind.
When you watch TV or flick through a magazine, do you wonder why there are so few people with disability featured in the advertising you see? Nearly 20% of Australians have a disability, yet only 1% of Australian ads include people with disability. The Shift 20 Initiative is on a mission to change this.
Life has a habit of throwing us curveballs so it’s important to have a backup plan in place should anything happen that impacts your capacity to care for your loved one. An emergency care plan has all the information about your loved one and the care that you provide in one place. This makes it easier for someone to take over care in an emergency.
If you are the primary carer of a loved one with disability, you will understand the rollercoaster of emotions that comes with the job. From love and joy through to stress and overwhelm and everything in between! Understand what carer burnout might look like and the support available to promote your own health and well-being.