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Aspergirls: Empowering Females With Asperger Syndrome 2014-02-09

Empowering Females with Aspergers Syndrome

  1. WolfSpirit
    WolfSpirit
    3/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    After all the hype about this book, I was disappointed in it. She claims to know a wide range of female autistics, and often claims to know "the female experience of autism", yet I couldn't relate to a lot of what she wrote, or my experiences outright contradict hers and her interviewees.
  2. royinpink
    royinpink
    4/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    Good just for the variety of female perspectives on AS. She does the work of surveying many women with AS to add their perspectives to her book--which is good for me, because I admit I don't like Rudy's style that much. Delves into some of the important differences for females on the spectrum.
  3. anna90
    anna90
    4/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    I thought it gave some good advice and a lot of the women in the book sound like myself. I think that every woman with Asperger's should read this book at least once in their life.
  4. Coupe
    Coupe
    5/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    Absolutely LOVED this book! I finally felt like I was truly understood, and that my feelings and behaviors were validated and were experiences that others shared, as well. Lots of the book rang true for me, I finally felt like I didn't have to carry so much guilt just for being myself anymore. :)
  5. Chocokat25
    Chocokat25
    5/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    I love this book. I identified with almost everything she said and it helped me understand why I do what I do as well as ideas on how to handle things better. I gave it to my spouse so he can get a better understanding of me too.
  6. garnetflower13
    garnetflower13
    5/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    I have this book and I was so happy to finally be validated!
  7. Vanilla
    Vanilla
    5/5,
    Version: 2014-02-09
    So far, the best resource I've read for women with Asperger's; clear, informative, and extremely accurate. It delves in to many personal issues; many of which I was surprised to be able to relate well with. This is one of those books which, at times, made me feel as though I were reading straight from my own personal diary.