GROUP DISCUSSIONS

Panic Disorder Part 1

Join Lavinia & our band of volunteers discussing panic disorders from a variety of POV's & experiences.

Panic Disorder Part 2

Re-join Lavinia & our band of volunteers discussing panic disorders from a variety of POV's & experiences.

TAG Team working with Our SEN child Part 1

Join The M Word’s Lavinia & our band of volunteers… or perhaps should we say tag teams in discussing how they work together for their SEN child. 

TAG Team working with Our SEN child Part 2

Re-join The M Word’s Lavinia & our band of volunteers… or perhaps should we say tag teams in discussing how they work together for their SEN child. 

View from the other side Part 1

Join The M Word cic's Founder Lavinia Dowling discussing the view points of Parents & members of the Education field. Alongside Lavinia (MSc, RMN, Dip Counselling, NNEB, Mental Health & Autism Specialist Nurse Consultant) this 2 part episode includes Ex Head Teacher Steve Bladon & Education Consultant Ellie Matthews. 

View from the other side Part 2

Re-join The M Word cic's Founder Lavinia Dowling discussing the view points of Parents & members of the Education field. Alongside Lavinia (MSc, RMN, Dip Counselling, NNEB, Mental Health & Autism Specialist Nurse Consultant) this 2 part episode includes Ex Head Teacher Steve Bladon & Education Consultant Ellie Matthews. 

HOT SEAT

Rebecca Part 1

Join The M Word's Lavinia Dowling as she interviews Rebecca. Rebecca is one of many parent's who has been unjustly been accused of FII (seen as rare form of Child Abuse) Fabricated Induced Illness can affect a whole family who is already struggling to provide the best support for their neurodivergent child. 

Rebecca Part 2

Join The M Word's Lavinia Dowling as she interviews Rebecca. Rebecca is one of many parent's who has been unjustly been accused of FII (seen as rare form of Child Abuse) Fabricated Induced Illness can affect a whole family who is already struggling to provide the best support for their neurodivergent child. 

Mike Tracey

Join The M Word's Lavinia Dowling as she interviews Royal Navy Veteran Mike Tracey (Ferndale Community Radio) talking about Mental Health and Pain. More importantly how physical pain can impact your Mental Health.

Graeme Stevens

Join The M Word's Lavinia Dowling as she interviews Graeme Stevens. Graeme had been trying to file a petition to support SEN young people in education. And just nearly three weeks ago they archived it! With over 16,500 people came together to support vulnerable children being affected by the #SENcrisis

UNEARTHING

Unearthing

Welcome to The M Word's new segment 'Unearthing' hosted by Lavinia & Su. Join Lavinia & Su excavating the fact around Autism & Mental Health. Each week we'll have a new topic surrounding Autism & Mental Health, unveiling ways to help Parents feel empowered in supporting their young Autistic people!

Unearthing S1E1

Join Lavinia & Su for the first official episode of Unearthing

Unearthing S1E2

Join Lavinia & Su for this episode of Unearthing as we dive into the world of PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidence) 

Unearthing S1E3

Join Lavinia & Su for the 3rd episode of Unearthing  

Unearthing S1E4

Join the Unearthing duo Lavinia & Su for our Christmas special, wishing everyone a wonderful 2022!

Unearthing S1E5

Join the Unearthing duo Lavinia & Su for our first episode of the New Year 2023!

Unearthing S1E6

Join the Unearthing duo Lavinia & Su looking into Masking. What types are there? And how does it impact a ND person?

Unearthing S1E7

Join the Unearthing duo Lavinia & Su delving into ARIF

Unearthing S1E8

Join the Unearthing duo Lavinia & Su discussing Friendships

Unearthing S2E1

In honour of self injury awareness day join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing the stigma's surrounding self-harm. From personal experience, generational stand points, and discussion on how to help our young people.

Unearthing S2E2

Young people have enough to worry about before Mental Health even comes into the picture. Sometimes as a Young Person it can be easy to have your true voice overshadowed by the adults in our lives. In honour of Teen Mental Wellness Awareness day join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing the anxieties surrounding life's expected milestones. From personal experience, generational stand points, and reassure our young people.

Unearthing S2E3

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin exploring what sleep routines, issues and self-soothers look like for Autistic individuals. 

Unearthing S2E4

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin diving in and exploring Pathological Demand Avoidance. What is it? What does it mean? and how does it affect everyday life? 
 

Unearthing S2E5

Join The M Word's Lavinia and special guest Leah Crompton (ACC) talk about why Leah set up the Autism Café in Cornwall. 
 

Unearthing S2E6

Join Lavinia and Yasmin in discussing this very sensitive topic that schools assert with pupils who then worry about failing as a student, but ruining their future as an adult unable to get a job. 
 

Unearthing S2E7

With National Garden day (May 1st) fasting approaching what better topic to explore than hobbies. Our interests allow us to grow as people and sometimes they can really help us when it comes to our Mental Health. Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing and investigating a variety of hobbies and why they are important. 
 

Unearthing S2E8

Come and join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing the fun and not so fun pleasures in and around cooking and baking from an autistic perspective. From dietary to textures Lavinia & Yasmin try to cover it all in this one hour segment.

Unearthing S2E9

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin as they explore deeper into Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in this Part 2. This time the duo focus on PDA in and around School life.

Unearthing S2E10

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing stimming. What is it? What can it look like and how does it effect Autistic people? 

Unearthing S2E11

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin in discussing all things around feeling overwhelmed. We'll be exploring the difference between Anxiety and Autistic versions of being overwhelmed. The pair will be sharing personal experiences and strategies of how to cope.

Unearthing S3E1

Have you ever been told repeatedly to leave it to the experts and ignore your gut instinct, ignore your hunches and just suck it up, buttercup!!! Join Lavinia & Yasmin as they delve deeper... after all is it just all in your head? 

Unearthing S3E2

If you or your young person are struggling with the conversation of masking? 

Unearthing S3E3

With the Summer Holidays fasting approaching what better topic to explore than dealing with new environments. Holiday's are meant to allow us to relax and recuperate. But sometimes they can be really overwhelming when it comes to new environments and things out of our young person's usual routine. Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin discussing and investigating how to navigate the Summer. 
 

Unearthing S3E4

What is internalising? What does it mean and how does it affect every day life?  

Unearthing S3E5

The world of friendships can often feel overwhelming. Come join Lavinia, Yasmin & special guest Samara for a discussion about friendships! From the ups and downs to expectations.

Unearthing S3E6

Some individuals on the Autistic Spectrum really struggle with receiving gifts, having parties and general spot light attention. Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin with return guest Samara discussing birthdays and the anxieties that can sometimes loom over something as major as your birthday. 

Unearthing S3E7 (P1)

Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin with return guest Samara in this two parter discussing what it's like before and after a screening. 
 

Unearthing S3E7 (P2)

Welcome back to Part 2 of "What's wrong with me". Join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin with return guest Samara in this two parter discussing what it's like before and after a screening.

Goodbye Unearthing S3E8

In honour of Unearthing’s last episode join The M Word's Lavinia & Yasmin with EPS trainer Samara as we look back on Unearthing to discuss our plans for the future. 
 

UNIQUELY A

"AITA for yelling at my Partner?" 

Have you ever questioned if you were in the wrong? Have people tried to belittle your actions in a social situation? Join Yasmin & Samara investigating r/aita from the Autistic perspective.

"AITA For refusing to have my autistic sister at my going away party?"

Yasmin & Samara are back again, come and join them as they delve into more r/AITA stories. This time it's all about Siblings!

"AITA for hiding my daughters Autism from her?"

Have you ever questioned if you were in the wrong? Have people tried to belittle your actions in a social situation? Join Yasmin & Samara investigating r/aita from the Autistic perspective delving into more r/AITA stories. This time it's all about Parenting.

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