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The Squarepeg Podcast

Jun 24, 2023

Livia Sara is an eating disorder survivor, mental health coach, autism advocate and author from the Netherlands.

Diagnosed autistic at 20, she now helps other neurodivergent people recover from disordered eating through learning to embrace their unique traits. 

She takes a holistic approach to health and...


Jun 17, 2023

Gem Kennedy is a Coach and podcaster from Essex in the UK. They are non-binary and queer, and self identified as autistic and ADHD last year, at 35. 

They are a Transformational Coach, facilitator and advocate, supporting neurodivergent and queer folk, present a podcast called Queers & Co., and are also co-parent to two...


Jun 10, 2023

Kirstie Pickles is an equine vet, academic, mum and mental health advocate from Derbyshire in the UK. Now 49, she was diagnosed autistic at 47, following her daughter’s diagnosis.

She is passionate about sharing her story and raising the awareness of neurodiversity to allow for better self-advocacy and reduce the...


Jun 3, 2023

Maisie Soetantyo is the founder of a nonprofit with a mission to improve employment prospects for autistic jobseekers and aspiring business owners.

Now an openly autistic advocate and inclusivity trainer, she has been working with neurodivergent people since her undergraduate studies in 1991, but it would be many years...


May 27, 2023

Laura Richmond is a writer and researcher from Southampton in the UK. Now 35, she was diagnosed autistic last year.

She had an extremely difficult road to diagnosis. Social and emotional struggles in childhood led to her being in and out of the psychiatric system for 15 years, misdiagnosed and spending time in various...