LABLEd Podcast is a show about disability illness and difference. With insights from a different guest in every episode, the show uncovers the vast spectrum of life with health conditions and impairments, discussing how it shapes personal identities and opening up about the prejudices that disabled and chronically ill people face daily.
About This Episode
In the second of our Paralympic specials, we speak to GB runner Gemma Steel. Gemma competed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and has run against Paula Radcliffe. In the episode, we discuss how running helps Gemma manage her ADHD, How Disabled people make great employees and her plans for the future
This episode contains mentions of eating disorders and suicide, which some people may find triggering
This show regularly covers very personal and sometimes controversial topics, so listeners may hear the language, including profanity or terminology that they find offensive. Please be aware of this as you ou listen to this episode.
Episode Resources
https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/england-competitions/england-teams-and-selection/
For information and support for anything you’ve heard in this episode, click the links below
https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/
https://www.samaritans.org/
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Production Team
Hosts: Alice Evans, Daisy Holder and Lucy Wood
Editor: Adam Hull
Music: Maisy Crunden
Transcriptionist: Sarah Mathews
Social Media Coordinator: Ami Ireland

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Originally published as 17. 2020 Paralympic Specials: Gemma Steel at lABLEd Podcast

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