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The Female Autism Crisis

How and why do bright autistic females fly under the professional radar?

2ScaredFemale autism is a new and complex area of research, with information in this area of autism growing exponentially. Both empirical studies and qualitative differences are starting to show that females ‘meet the diagnostic criteria’ in different ways from males.…

Does My Daughter Have Autism?

Sometimes there are clear signs that a child is experiencing significant challenges in reaching “normal” developmental milestones. For example, a child may have been born with a significant physical or cognitive impairment. Other times it is not as easy to tell if a young child is “at-risk” of falling behind her same-age peers due to “invisible” developmental challenges, including autism.…