This area contains podcasts and other audio material related to my journalistic work.

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Guest blog posts and podcast interviews

Ehlers-Dan… What? Most people - and sometimes even medical professionals - do not know how to spell Ehlers-Danlos syndrome at all, let alone that they would know anything about the various symptoms that are associated with the rare illness.…
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In conversation with Ian Harding: actor, author, activist

In my role as journalist for ABILITY Magazine and as advocate for the Ehlers-Danlos community, the German organization Chronisch Cool contacted me and connected me to Ian Harding, better known as Ezra Fitz in Pretty Little Liars. Ian is…
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Working for Ability Magazine

I have the great honor to be working with Ability Magazine, one of my favorite publications by and for people with disabilities. Some of my work: Director Sarah Stewart and her all-female crew gave great insight into many of the…
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German Podcast: Aches, Pains & Smiles

Aches, Pains & Smiles is journalist Karina Sturm’s German podcast where she speaks with people with varying chronic illnesses and disabilities to raise awareness for our differences but also similarities and to eradicate stereotypes around…