Three issues facing newly diagnosed autistic women

diagnosed autistic women

You were just diagnosed as autistic. What now? Here are some issues commonly experienced by newly diagnosed autistic women.

The challenging journey to female autism diagnosis

Many autistic women are not diagnosed until adulthood, often following wrong diagnoses, burnout, and sometimes multiple suicide attempts.

Common tool for diagnosing autism only identifies 1 in 5 autistic children

This finding challenges universal autism screening in toddlers, suggests many autistic children are not being diagnosed.

5 signs you may be an undiagnosed autistic woman

A checklist of 5 things that could help identify autism in adult women and those who identify as female or gender fluid.

The deficit model of autism

Historically, our understanding of autism has been based on a deficit model. See why this is a problem.

Facts About Undiagnosed Autism (Infographic)

The latest statistics about undiagnosed autism in a helpful infographic.

What is the Female Autism Phenotype?

Here’s the real reason why women and girls fail to get diagnosed with autism.