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The Squarepeg Podcast

Jan 29, 2022

Gilly McKeown is an autism researcher in Brisbane, Australia. Originally from Manchester in the UK, she is in her thirties and was diagnosed autistic in 2021, when she was already more than halfway through her PhD in autism. She also has suspected ADHD, and is a single parent to her young autistic and ADHD daughter.

Jan 22, 2022

Lucy Pearce is an author, artist and publisher from East Cork in Ireland. She is 41, and when she was 37 she, her mother and her daughter were all diagnosed autistic within 6 months of each other. 

Lucy is the author of ten non-fiction books for women, focusing on women’s healing, and founded her own publishing...

Jan 15, 2022

Amanda Harrinauth is a disability empowerment coach and poet from California, USA. She was born premature, weighing just 1 pound 7ounces. She had hydrocephalus and other health problems, and her parents were told she was unlikely to survive beyond a few days, and that if she did, she would need to be institutionalised....

Jan 8, 2022

Sara Gibbs has built a successful career, but also – like so many of us – experienced the challenges of being in the world as an autistic person. 

After enduring vicious bullying and social exclusion during her school days, and having some pretty horrendous experiences in the workplace, she decided to become...