Ep. 81 - Autism Inclusion and Acceptance - Jordyn Carroll

May 9, 2023

In this episode, Jordyn Carroll MS, CCC-SLP joins the podcast to discuss autism inclusion and acceptance. We discuss person-first vs identity-first language, bringing change to schools, and more!

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We Discuss

  • (0:00) Introduction
  • (3:20) Jordyn’s Professional Journey
  • (12:58) Person-First vs Identity-First Language
  • (17:32) Biggest Changes in Autism Inclusion in the Public School System
  • (23:45) Steps to Bring More Inclusion for Neurodiverse Students
  • (29:58) Importance of Social Media


Jordyn Carroll, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and trailblazer in the field of speech pathology. She specializes in culturally-responsive therapy, and advocacy, and is the sole owner of JRCtheSLP, LLC. Her business entails public speaking, providing learning opportunities, creating diverse therapy materials, consulting, servicing private clients, and selling meaningful products and apparel. Jordyn uses her social media platform, @JRC_theSLP on Instagram, to continue advocating for Black and other marginalized communities, push for improving and diversifying the field of speech pathology, and emphasize "being the person you needed when you were younger."




About the Show

Host - Jennifer Martin

Producer - Jonathan Cary
Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay 

Music - Aidan Dykes
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