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!
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 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!
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
Assessing the behaviors, traits and abilities of young females on the Autism Spectrum
Assessing the behaviors, traits and abilities of young females on the Autism Spectrum: For professionals and parents Girls with high functioning Autism (Asperger Syndrome) often have subtler characteristics that lead them to be missed by professionals. Many (not all) are able to use compensatory strategies to mask their difficulties and these are learned from before … Continue reading Assessing the behaviors, traits and abilities of young females on the Autism Spectrum
Is Anorexia the New Female Aspergers?
Asperger Syndrome (AS) is thought to be the highest functioning form of Autism Spectrum Condition. Females on the Autism Spectrum are underdiagnosed and often come into a clinic with other mental health issues, many labels or diagnoses, some of which include: anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, bi-polar disorder, borderline personality … Continue reading Is Anorexia the New Female Aspergers?
Female Asperger Syndrome, Current Statistics and Gender Differences
I write based on my own clinical and anecdotal evidence, research studies and the work of world experts. The statistics for boys to girls with Asperger Syndrome sit at 1:4, so for every 1 girl there are 4 boys who meet criteria for Asperger Syndrome. However, for those of us professionals who work solely in … Continue reading Female Asperger Syndrome, Current Statistics and Gender Differences
Professional FAQ Series: Highly Sensitive People, Female Aspergers, Referred Emotion and the Superpower 6th Sense gift
Updated December 11th, 2016 There has been intense interest in the area of high sensitivity, different perceptual experiences, and the 6th sense, including Synaesthesia and will be written about in more detail in the future. Professional FAQ Series: High Sensitivity, Female Aspergers, Referred Emotion and the Superpower 6th Sense gift My writings are based on … Continue reading Professional FAQ Series: Highly Sensitive People, Female Aspergers, Referred Emotion and the Superpower 6th Sense gift
Professional Q and A Series I: FAQ’s about Female Asperger Syndrome and “Burning Bridges Aspie-Style”
Professional Q and A Series I: Female Asperger Syndrome and "Burning Bridges Aspie-Style" I have had a number of questions and comments related to what is referred to as "Burning Bridges". Below are common comments/concerns that I have heard from my clients over the years. "My question is How could I sometimes be such a … Continue reading Professional Q and A Series I: FAQ’s about Female Asperger Syndrome and “Burning Bridges Aspie-Style”