This is a recent FAQ on self-deprecation in neurodiverse females. As always, If you like it please share and leave your positive comments or other questions below. This video was made by the Neurodiversity Academy, founded by and funded by AspienGirl girl.com vimeo.com/263459536
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
I Am AspienWoman releases at #29 Amazon USA, #1 in Australia (2 categories)
I Am AspienWoman releases at #29 Amazon USA, #1 in Australia (2 categories) and 1st spanish world female autism conference I Am AspienWoman, Foreword by Dr. Shana Nichols, is the sequel to the best selling IPPY Gold medal award winning I am Aspiengirl, Foreword by Dr. Judith Gould. This book is over 300 pages and … Continue reading I Am AspienWoman releases at #29 Amazon USA, #1 in Australia (2 categories)
I Am AspienWoman now on Amazon USA!
I Am AspienWoman, Foreword by Dr. Shana Nichols, and fabulous Mentor section headed by Dr. Temple Grandin is finally here on Amazon USA! It debuted at #39 (Disabilities) and #41 (Autism and Asperger Syndrome) To find I Am AspienWoman on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/AspienWoman-Unique-Characteristics-Females-Spectrum/dp/0992360943/ref=zg_bs_282950_44 The book is also available at http://www.aspiengirl.com For more information on female Autism … Continue reading I Am AspienWoman now on Amazon USA!
24 Inspiring and Motivational Autistic Women and Positive Role Models
I Am AspienWoman is a highly visual book describing the newly emerging Autistic female phenotype in over 300 pages and features 24 inspirational and motivating Autistic Woman who serve as positive role models, showcasing ability and possibility. This section is headed up by none other than Dr. Temple Grandin, whose strengths based positive approach I admire. The mentors come from countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Denmark and were chosen for their positive strengths based attitude, their personal abilities and their passion for advocating for Autism and/or helping others. Here is a snapshot of the Mentor section.
Autistic Women, Diagnosis, Disclosure and Mythbusting
Taken from I Am AspienWoman (2015), release date September, 2015 I Am AspienWoman, Foreword by Dr. Shana Nichols, is over 300 pages and covers the entire lifespan from late teens to the elderly woman. Included is a mentor section including 24 inspirational and motivational Autistic woman, headed up by Dr. Temple Grandin. A diagnosis does … Continue reading Autistic Women, Diagnosis, Disclosure and Mythbusting
20 Reasons for obtaining an Adult Autism Diagnosis
20 Reasons for obtaining an Adult Autism diagnosis One of the most frequent questions I am asked is about the relevance of obtaining a formal diagnosis or formalizing a self-diagnosis. My 2nd book, I Am AspienWoman alludes to this very topic through powerful images, experiences, thoughts and feelings of many adult autistic women. There are … Continue reading 20 Reasons for obtaining an Adult Autism Diagnosis