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Heidi Mavir - Autistic Actually! - 025
Episode 145th May 2021 • Queers and Co. • Gem Kennedy
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This week I’m joined by the unstoppable Heidi Mavir (she/they), a public speaker, qualified mental health first aider, autistic adult, performer and podcaster. Her advocacy work includes educating people on neurodiversity and speaking on mental health, to reduce stigma and enable people to "embrace their inner weirdo." Heidi’s motto is “no guilt, no shame, no self-inflicted emotional pain”.

Join us as we chat about how Heidi discovered her own neurodivergence, severe burnout and the road to recovery, the importance of self-care particularly for neurodivergent people, becoming a burlesque performer, her new podcast Autistic Actually, working sustainably and so much more! 

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Podcast Artwork by Gemma D’Souza.


Check out Heidi’s podcast, Autistic Actually. Launching in May 2021

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Heidi recommends Period Power by Maisie Hill

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