Podcast ep.5 Disability and…Change with Jess Thom (aka Touretteshero)

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Jess Thom. Photo: James Lyndasy

For episode 5 of The Disability And…Podcast, Graeae’s Associate Director Nickie Miles-Wildin speaks to Jess Thom, an artist, theatremaker and co-founder of acclaimed company Touretteshero, which celebrates and shares the creativity and humour of Tourettes in an accessible way.

Jess talks about the idea behind Touretteshero, the importance of relaxed performances and the impact recent changes in policy have had on disabled people. This podcast contains strong language.

A transcript of Disability and…Change is available here.

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The Disability And…Podcast is edited by Ian Rattray for Clear Voice Enterprises, experts in accessible audio.