Dealing with the diagnosis - feat Shanny Fitzgerald

The Word V

Apr 18 2022 • 1 hr 2 mins

There are various things that you can encounter as a parent, a diagnosis to an illness or disability is one of them. In this episode I'm chatting with Shanny Fitzgerald on the Autism diagnosis of her son Reef, I also share my relatability, on the diagnosis of Biliary Atresia with my son Ari.

More about Shanny:
Wild Spark is a dynamic, balls-to-the-wall copywriting studio working with whip-smart upstarts around the world from a lil’ slice of radness called Brisbane, Australia.

Founded by Shan Fitzgerald, a bold, plucky, profesh-ish writer and former English teacher who knows her shit from her shiz, Wild Spark specialises in personality-fuelled copy for charismatic, human-AF brands that fly off the shelf. (Screen. Box. Whatever.)

Shan's trademark #NoBS words have been used to sell scratch-made chicken nuggets in Los Angeles, featured on kid-friendly dinnerware sold in Japan, plastered (no pun intended) across witty wine bottles in New Zealand, and given life to sass-mouthed candles gracing the shelves of MYER stores Australia-wide.

When she's not helping rad products get noticed for all the right reasons, you can find her talking about books 'n' booze on her podcast F*ck Your Book Club, posting snarky memes on her Insta (#ShamelessSelfPromo), or loving hard on her scuba instructor hubby, Dan, and adorable, amazingly Autistic son, Reef.

Find her at:
IG: Wildsparkcopy
IG: Fckyourbookclub
Website: wildsparkcopy.com.au

Join the conversation over on:
Instagram
@iamtaraladd
Linkedin tarajoyladd
Website taraladd.com

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