Top 5 Podcasts for People with Disabilities

Podcasts have grown in popularity over the past few years - here are our top picks!

Podcasts have grown in popularity over the past few years. It is now an outlet where people can just about talk about anything. Here is a round-up of our top five favourite podcasts for people with disabilities. These podcasts acknowledge and discuss topics for those living day to day with a disability.

1. ListenAble

Challenge what you think it’s like to live with disability. Hosts Dylan Alcott and Angus O’Loughlin speak to people living with disability about their lives and ask them the questions you thought were off-limits. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn something. This is a podcast for everyone – disabled or abled, and hopes to break down stigmas, change perceptions and to challenge what you think it’s like to live with disability.

2. Reasonable and Necessary

The Summer Foundation’s podcast hosted by Dr George Taleporos is a podcast that covers and simplifies NDIS, meanwhile helping participants, their families and others to support NDIS participants working through the process of NDIS.

3. Coronavirus, and helping children with autism

In light of the current coronavirus pandemic this is a special edition podcast about helping children with autism during this time of great upheaval. In this edition of ‘Autism, a parents guide’ Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian is joined by special guest Dr. Marianna Murin, and interviewed by freelance journalist Jo Carlowe.

4. Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability

This podcast brings you the latest in Australian and New Zealand research into improving the rights and quality of life for people with intellectual disability.

5. We’ve Got This: Parenting with a disability

The series explores the complexities that parenting with a disability brings, whilst also challenging the stigmas and stereotypes with Eliza Hull for ABC Life Matters.

Podcasts are a great way to help unwind, rewire your brain for focus and productivity as well as learn something along the way. Check them out and happy listening!

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