I’ll Always Be a Sea Creature
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by MHNE_Staff
4M ago
Note: This article has been reprinted with permission. You may view the original article, published on November 28th, 2023, at www.neurodiversitypress.com/2023/11/28/ill-always-be-a-sea-creature. At swim practice, I would pretend I was a […] The post I’ll Always Be a Sea Creature appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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(Autistic) Girls on Film? An Analysis of Autistic Female Characters in Media and Fan Interpretations
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
Contrary to popular belief, autistic characters in TV and film are nothing new. The first instance of an autistic person being portrayed o-screen is popularly believed to be Amanda from […] The post (Autistic) Girls on Film? An Analysis of Autistic Female Characters in Media and Fan Interpretations appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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Tips for Women in Relationships with Partners on the Autism Spectrum
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
It is a challenge for most couples to find a balance between their needs and expectations and their partner’s needs and expectations. In a relationship where one individual is on […] The post Tips for Women in Relationships with Partners on the Autism Spectrum appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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Different is My Identifier
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
I was eight years old the first time I remember being aware of my difference. It didn’t have a name yet, that was still decades away, but nonetheless, suddenly at […] The post Different is My Identifier appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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Mentors Over White Knights – How to Support Autistic Women for Success
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
Like many neurotypical girls, I spent a lot of time growing up either reading or watching fairy tales in books or television. What’s peculiar about women on the Autism Spectrum […] The post Mentors Over White Knights – How to Support Autistic Women for Success appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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A Shift Towards Better Understanding and Improving the Lives of Girls and Women With ASD
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
It has been widely established that females are less frequently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than males. On average, prevalence of ASD is four times higher in males than […] The post A Shift Towards Better Understanding and Improving the Lives of Girls and Women With ASD appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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Supporting Young Women with ASD Through Transition Services, Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
Over the next decade, approximately half a million young people on the autism spectrum will transition to adulthood (Demer, 2018). When they turn 21, they must leave behind the programming […] The post Supporting Young Women with ASD Through Transition Services, Employment and Volunteer Opportunities appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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Providing Menstrual Care Instruction to Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum News » Girls and Women
by David Minot
4M ago
Adolescence is a developmental period that brings challenges to all children and parents. More extensive challenges can be experienced by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Understanding […] The post Providing Menstrual Care Instruction to Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders appeared first on Autism Spectrum News ..read more
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