When Dylan Alcott and Angus O’Loughlin read the headline: “Airline rejects passenger with Tourette’s from flight” - we immediately knew we had to talk to the person involved, and find out what happened, and how they felt about their disability making headlines around the world.
Who we discovered was the hilarious and authentic Jade O’Connell, a young woman with a social media following of millions! Jade has embraced her disability, and shares her life with Tourettes in a glass half full, inclusive and hilarious way!She may not physically be able to fly at the moment due to a current legal issue, but that won’t stop her star soaring to new heights.
Disclaimer: This episode gives Jade her authentic voice and isn’t censored so some people may find some of the language a little too colourful for their taste.
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This episode contains discussions about mental illness and suicide. Please listen with care, and if you’re struggling call Lifeline on 13 11 14.
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