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.

Common misdiagnoses given to undiagnosed autistic women

Before being diagnosed as autistic, many women go decades with the wrong diagnoses.