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7 things every autistic girl wishes her parents knew

Detailing some of the key points from the book What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew, this article covers some of the challenges most commonly experienced by girls with autism and how parental support can help them to meet these challenges. The advice is collated from members of the Autism Women's Network, who relate [...]

By |2019-06-04T14:11:08+10:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Autistic girls may be going undetected

LARGE numbers of girls with high-functioning autism may be going undiagnosed because they have taught themselves superficial social skills, such as making eye-contact and smiling at the right time. Deakin University research psychologist, Alexandra Head, yesterday said data indicating four times as many boys as girls had high-functioning autism - such as Asperger syndrome - [...]