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women on the spectrum

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    Differences between Boys and Girls on the Spectrum

    So... Maybe I'm weird, but recently I've become curious about the differences that exist between men and women on the Autism spectrum. As a woman with Autism, I know there are differences that exist because I've observed how people react when I tell them that I have high-functioning Autism. Most...
  2. simetra

    Swimming, but sinking

    Thinking back to my school years, one of my strongest memories is how utterly untalented I was in all things sport-related. But my sport-problems started even before I entered elementary school, especially with swimming. I was perfectly content with my floaties. Being in the water was amazing...
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    Researching the experiences of girls and women on the spectrum

    Hi, I am conducting research into the experiences of women and girls on the Autism Spectrum. This research project aims to explore the experiences of women and girls on the Autistic Spectrum and how they develop a sense of who they are in relation to their diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder...
  4. Pinkie B

    In Shock

    Hi. I just found out that I'm on the autistic spectrum. I'm 35 and I have two Ivy League degrees. I'm a professor (though probably not for much longer) and I live in Japan. I've spent my whole life struggling with the same issues that I always thought I could eventually train myself out of --...
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    Autistic Females.

    Autism in Females One in 68 children in the U.S. is affected by autism—but new research suggests that current diagnostic methods overlook girls, meaning even more kids may be on the spectrum. Behavioral and preliminary neuroimaging findings suggest autism manifests differently in girls...
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