21 episodes

Have you ever noticed a blind person using a mobile phone? A wheelchair user stretching their legs? What about a deaf person conversing eloquently?
Purple elephant brings the proverbial elephant to the table to deconstruct ableism, prejudice and misconceptions. In order to help you become a better Human being.

Sassy Wyatt a blind travel blogger, journalist and speaker deep dives into taboo topics with esteemed guests to encourage us all to open the dialogue on topics that we generally shy away from.

Purple Elephant Sassy wyatt

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Have you ever noticed a blind person using a mobile phone? A wheelchair user stretching their legs? What about a deaf person conversing eloquently?
Purple elephant brings the proverbial elephant to the table to deconstruct ableism, prejudice and misconceptions. In order to help you become a better Human being.

Sassy Wyatt a blind travel blogger, journalist and speaker deep dives into taboo topics with esteemed guests to encourage us all to open the dialogue on topics that we generally shy away from.

    What it’s like being a blind Tiktoker.

    What it’s like being a blind Tiktoker.

    Sassy Wyatt sits down with tic tockers The baritone Blerd and blind and blonde to discuss what it’s like being blind or low vision on the social networking platform. We discuss everything from community to accessibility and Triumphs and advice for new creators.

    Jay:
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/thebaritoneblerd?utm_medium=copy_link
    TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdnaCCe1/

    Reece and Sophie:
    TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdnaGtW2/
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/blindandblonde_?utm_medium=copy_link

    Purple elephant podcast

    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 46 min
    ADHD in Women and girls

    ADHD in Women and girls

    Sassy Wyatt sits down with Louise Williams; A family travel and lifestyle blogger. Blogging since 2015 Louise has a significant online presence and uses her platforms for good. She loves connecting with others and talking openly about mental health and family travel.. At the age of 37 Louise is diagnosed with A.D.H.D and now shares her story to help others.



    Did you know that A.D.H.D presents itself differently in girls and women? Leading to years of misdiagnosis commonly in the forms of anxiety, depression or even bipolar?

    Louise tells us about her journey and diagnosis of A.D.H.D and characteristics to look out for if you think you may have it.

    Signs of ADHD in girls and women:
    https://pinkpearbear.com/adhd/signs-of-adhd-in-girls-and-women/
    You can find Louise on:

    Website:
    https://pinkpearbear.com/
    Instagram:
    https://instagram.com/pinkpearbear?utm_medium=copy_link
    Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/pinkpearbear?s=21
    Facebook:
    https://m.facebook.com/pinkpearbear





    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 31 min
    Pathological demand avoidance

    Pathological demand avoidance

    What is pathological demand avoidance?

    In this episode Sassy Wyatt speaks to the wonderful blogger, activist and and mum Steph Curtis To share what it’s like parenting A child, and now teenager with pathological demand avoidance, and the effect it has on their youngest daughter, and the family unit as a whole.

    Steph has also just signed a publishing deal, writing a book to continue her activism and education, fingers crossed it’s released in 2022.


    You can find Steph on:
    Website:
    https://www.stephstwogirls.co.uk/
    Instagram:
    https://instagram.com/stephstwogirls?utm_medium=copy_link
    Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/stephstwogirls?s=21
    Facebook:




    PDA society:
    https://www.pdasociety.org.uk/

    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 44 min
    Complex regional pain syndrome and the importance of disability community

    Complex regional pain syndrome and the importance of disability community

    Sassy Wyatt sits down with Hannah Diekin A disability blogger and A TED Talks speaker and a Finance administrator. After a netball injury at the age of 14, Hannah was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome. We talk about all the ways it has impacted her life and where she is on her personal journey with her disability.
    We also talk openly about the importance of community when you are disabled, speaking and having friends with real life experiences to show you you are not alone, even if it feels that way.

    Watch Hannah‘s TEDTalk here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFA8QEzQp2s&feature=youtu.be

    You can find Hannah on:
    Website:
    http://hannahdeakin.blogspot.com/
    Instagram:
    https://instagram.com/hannahedeakin?igshid=s18srj6q4icr
    Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/hannahedeakin?s=21
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/hannahshopeuk/





    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 58 min
    What are changing places toilets and why are they needed?

    What are changing places toilets and why are they needed?

    Sassy sits down with disabled activist and changing places toilets campaigner Kerry Thompson to highlight the inequalities that disabled people face when needing to access a public toilet. We discussed the importance of changing places toilets, what they are and why they are necessary.



    Sign the changing places petition here:

    https://www.change.org/p/change-building-planning-regulations-to-make-changing-places-toilets-compulsory



    You can find Kerry on:
    Website:
    https://kerry-thompson.com/

    Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/kerrymthompson?s=21
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/mylifekerrysway/





    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:

    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 53 min
    Blindness skills and becoming a rehabilitation teacher

    Blindness skills and becoming a rehabilitation teacher

    Sassy sits down with Connor Scott-Gardner a writer, podcaster, disability rights advocate and postgraduate student in the field of social and public policy at the University of Leeds. They earned a B.A. in Spanish from Coventry University, where they studied the effectiveness of CLIL (content language integrated learning) in schools within the Community of Madrid.
    Passionate about equal opportunities for disabled people, and giving them the confidence to thrive, Connor is also a trained professional in rehabilitation from Colorado Centre for the Blind.
    In episode 2 we talk about Connor’s adventures to America to learn blindness skills from a National Federation of the blind centre in Colorado. We hear about the new skills and confidence he gained and how that transitioned him into becoming a rehabilitation teacher at the very same Centre.



    Website:
    https://catchthesewords.com/

    Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/catchthesewords?s=21
    YouTube:
    https://youtube.com/c/CatchTheseWords
    Podcast:
    https://catchthesewords.com/working-blind/

    #PurpleElephantPod

    You can find Sassy on:
    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/SassyWyattOfficial/
    Twitter:
    https://www.Twitter.com/@SassyWyatt
    Instagram:
    Https://www.instagram.com/sassywyattofficial/

    Email:
    PurpleElephantPod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

9820590 ,

Great variety

Really great to hear a wide range of disabilities represented here. Great work Sassy, I enjoy listening.

Emmmmmmm ,

Accurate and hilarious

Such a brilliant podcast, not only is it educational but it’s also hilarious to listen to. A real insight into genuine experiences! Thank you Sassy... I love forward to more in the future!

Khafsa ,

Saying it how it is

Love Sassy’s blogs, as they are just so on point. So, her podcasts will only add to that.