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  1. onlything replied to the thread Who has an Asperger's Diagnosis and is an Autodidact?.

    I mostly teach myself things, but if it's because of my learning style or the fact that I can't seem to get along with my tutors and/or...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:59 PM
  2. onlything liked Tom's post in the thread Who has an Asperger's Diagnosis and is an Autodidact?.

    I think many autistic's special interests might qualify as being autodidact. For example I've studied history (but not spelling) on my...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  3. onlything rated Thinx's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I think a very interesting additional point that this thread has brought out is that non-typical boys have also gone undiagnosed and...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:16 PM
  4. onlything liked Judge's post in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    It's not a complex dynamic to me personally. That manifestations of autistic traits and behaviors of girls and women can be so low-key...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:11 PM
  5. onlything rated Pats's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    Oh, is it about the title? It's known that more boys are diagnosed than girls at younger ages. It used to be thought that it was...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:08 PM
  6. onlything rated Varzar's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I also fit the 'girl profile' better, but also was never diagnosed.. But that doesn't invalidate the observation @Pats is making. I...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:06 PM
  7. onlything liked Pats's post in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    Hi Streetwise. To be honest, I'm not sure what you are saying. I was using just what I seen as examples - I do understand that...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 4:05 PM
  8. onlything replied to the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I quite fit your 'girl' profile mostly. A quiet child, easy to forget, wouldn't do anything new unless told, spending all days in her...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 7:05 AM
  9. onlything liked Progster's post in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I think that some girls may present differently to boys, because they are socialised differently and treated differently by most...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:56 AM
  10. onlything liked Pats's post in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    YES!! exactly. The boys are usually (not always) the squeaky wheels. :)

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:54 AM
  11. onlything rated Rasputin's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    Having read comments by others, let me just say that I know next to nothing about why girls are less likely to be diagnosed. The ideas...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:54 AM
  12. onlything liked Thinx's post in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    Yes I agree with this, and I would add that the cultural norm is to think of males as more powerful and to raise boys as more powerful...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:53 AM
  13. onlything rated Varzar's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    Squeaky wheel gets the grease..

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:52 AM
  14. onlything rated Pats's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I agree with all these things - just saying, often times the girl may not be taken for an assessment to begin with because they are not...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:52 AM
  15. onlything rated Pats's post Agree in the thread Maybe another reasons girls are less likely to receive a diagnosis??.

    I'm thinking, actually one of the main reasons for this is because autistic girls are easier than autistic boys. Autistic girls...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 6:47 AM