In order to assist with females and males obtaining an assessment or diagnosis, I am pre-releasing a part of my book to assist professionals in recognizing Autistic females and males by asking the right questions.
The queen of self-deprecation
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
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
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!
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!
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