Recorded 8 July 2021
Breakfasters: Clem Bastow discusses her debut book "Late Bloomer: How an Autism Diagnosis Changed My Life"
Clem Bastow grew up feeling like she’d missed a key memo on human behaviour. She found the unspoken rules of social engagement confusing, arbitrary and often stressful. Friendships were hard, relationships harder, and the office was a fluorescent-lit nightmare of anxiety. It wasn’t until Clem was diagnosed as autistic, at age 36, that things clicked into focus.