Tania was one of the first psychologists in the world to explicitly detail the Autistic female profile. Her blog made international headlines in 2013. Her two award winning and best selling books are regularly in the Top 100 in the Autism and Parenting Children with Disabilities categories on Amazon.com Tania has assessed, diagnosed and worked … Continue reading The Autistic Female and Camouflaging/Masking: Constructing MY Face, Part I
Videos, videos, videos…oh my…
Videos, videos, videos...oh my...new ones just uploaded. After receiving numerous requests, Tania is sharing her work with Neurodiverse individuals over her lengthy career. Primarily, she feels that video is the fastest way to get the information out there to those that are wanting it or needing it. She is sharing her work via Video FAQ’s … Continue reading Videos, videos, videos…oh my…
Just in! Videos: FAQ style, Educational, Instructional, Interviews and more.
Just in! Videos, FAQ's style and more Tania has been requested multiple times to share her work over her lengthy career, give her opinion or support a person or organization. She is now sharing her work via Video FAQ's or videos, from various individuals or organizations and conferences including the Secret Agent Society, Different Brains, … Continue reading Just in! Videos: FAQ style, Educational, Instructional, Interviews and more.
The Neurodiversity of Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Females
The following article is copyrighted and may not be posted anywhere without permission from the author. In working with females (and males) on the Spectrum for approximately 20 years, I have learned a lot from my clients. When I first started out as a psychologist, I was seeing female on the Spectrum; they just were … Continue reading The Neurodiversity of Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Females
AspienGirl.com is pleased to be nominated for a 2017 ASPECT Autism Australia Award
AspienGirl.com is pleased to be nominated for a 2017 ASPECT Autism Australia Award in the Advancement Category, for advancing the area of female Autism. AspienGirl.com advocates for neurodivergent females, educating and bringing a strengths-based awareness about the autistic female presentation/profile, and contributes to its' goal of "no more AspienGirls left behind" and "Be your own … Continue reading AspienGirl.com is pleased to be nominated for a 2017 ASPECT Autism Australia Award
Exploring Different Brains with Dr. Harold Reitman Part I
Exploring Different Brains with Dr. Harold Reitman Introduction - please click on the image to be taken to the Different Brains interviews available in visual interview format, podcast and transcript versions. Part I I would like to thank Dr. Harold Reitman for contacting me and interviewing me, to Joseph and his team for putting together a wonderful series of … Continue reading Exploring Different Brains with Dr. Harold Reitman Part I
I Am AspienWoman wins a 2016 IPPY eLit Gold Medal Award!
The AspienGirl Project is pleased to announce that the sequel to 'I am Aspiengirl' entitled 'I Am AspienWoman' recently won a 2016 IPPY eLit Gold Medal Award in the "Women's Category" in April. I am AspienWoman is the culmination of a blog Tania wrote a couple of years ago entitled 'Moving Towards a female profile … Continue reading I Am AspienWoman wins a 2016 IPPY eLit Gold Medal Award!
Jekyll and Hyde or Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA)?
Updated January 3rd, 2016. This post will be updated on an on-going basis I have written this blog specifically to educate, advocate and provide awareness for an unknown syndrome in Australia, called Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Syndrome. Many children are misdiagnosed with other conditions and/or parents are sent on parenting courses that are ineffective or … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde or Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA)?
Myths, barriers and reasons females may be unable to obtain an Autism diagnosis
Currently, I am writing two books, "AspienPowers" and "Behind the Mask". Quite often, as I am writing, certain memories or themes from my years of work come to the forefront of my mind. In my clinic work with individuals who are discussing their history's or reasons they are seeking a diagnosis, I have come … Continue reading Myths, barriers and reasons females may be unable to obtain an Autism diagnosis
On the bright end of the Spectrum and the female Autism crisis
On the Bright end of the Autism Spectrum and the female Autism Crisis: How and Why Do Bright Autistic Females fly under Professional Radar? Female Autism is a new and complex area of research with information in this area of Autism growing exponentially. Both empirical studies and qualitative differences are starting to show show that … Continue reading On the bright end of the Spectrum and the female Autism crisis