00 - Intro to "Wheels On My Back"

Wheels On My Back

Mar 27 2021 • 16 mins

In this pre-episode/trailer/intro thingy, I describe where the phrase “wheels on my back” comes from and share little about me and why I’m starting this podcast. I briefly discuss the neurodiversity paradigm vs the pathology paradigm, why it matters, and why #actuallyautistic adults like me are speaking out at all. At the end of the episode, I introduce the podcast’s theme song.

Jess Edelstein is an award-winning entrepreneur (Shark Tank, Forbes 30 Under 30, EY Winning Women), #actualyautistic neurodiversity advocate, mental health enthusiast, meditator, dog lover, Broadway geek, soap maker, idealist, and in general a multi-passionate nerd inspired by making the world a safer place for all. She’ll talk your ear off if you let her, so starting a podcast just made sense. She likes it when things make sense. Unlike writing her own bio in the third person. Why is this even a thing? Ok I’m gonna stop typing n

ig: @wheelsonmyback

wheelsonmyback at gmail dot com