women

“You like to read.  Have you seen that new book, Autism in Heels?  Find it. Read it. Get back to me.” While many important things are said to me in a week, that conversation was a game changer.  I did find the book; I read the book; this is me, getting back to you. Jennifer […]

Female and late to the ASD party?  Maybe you didn’t get diagnosed until you were an adult?  Ends up you are in great company, and there is a new resource for you! There has been a substantial uptick in women being diagnosed with ASD.  Notably, many women on the spectrum remark that they were not […]

There are so many controversial topics in autism: gluten, age of diagnosis, “where you are on the spectrum,” should America still have Asperger’s as a diagnosis, and whether or not the experience of living on the spectrum varies by gender. Increasingly, I am being asked, “Where are all the girls?” and “Do you think we […]