Squarepeg podcast episodes
Season 4

[51] S4, Ep8: Diagnosis difficulties, toxic workplaces and discovering joyful and purposeful work

[51] S4, Ep8: Diagnosis difficulties, toxic workplaces and discovering joyful and purposeful work

Suzi Payton is a life coach, stand-up comedian, comedy improvisation teacher and autism trainer from Brighton in the UK. She is 46 and has been diagnosed with ‘clinically significant autistic traits’, but believes that her lifelong masking has prevented her from receiving a full diagnosis. When her 17-year teaching career ended after she experienced workplace bullying and gaslighting she became self employed, and she now coaches other neurodivergent adults and delivers autism training to organisations. 

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[50] S4, Ep7: Autism, feminism and sexuality: reflections on an undiagnosed life

[50] S4, Ep7: Autism, feminism and sexuality: reflections on an undiagnosed life

Carolyn Gage is a American playwright, performer, director, and activist. She was diagnosed autistic last year, at the age of 68. She is the author of twelve books and close to 90 lesbian and feminist themed plays, and her work is widely published and performed. She toured for 22 years in her internationally-acclaimed one-woman show, The Second Coming of Joan of Arc.

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