Tag Archives: girls

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.…

Every Girl Deserves an Education

Imagine living in a world where every girl can attend school. A world where every girl has the power to break the systems of dependence and abuse.  And a world where every girl has a chance to become self-sufficient and in charge of her future.…

High Functioning Autism in Young Women

Simple steps parents and educators can take to recognize the signs of High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s in young women

shutterstock_16462813What is wrong with Mary? Why doesn’t my daughter or student fit in? These can be the most difficult, gut-wrenching questions that parents and educators ask themselves regarding their female children or students.…