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!
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)?
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 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) 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)
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: 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
The Assessment and Diagnosis of Adult females on the Autism Spectrum
ABOUT THE BOOKS Tania Marshall, M.Sc., psychologist and author, is releasing her book series to fill a massive gap in the market. Working daily in private practice there just wasn’t enough appropriate female resources to share. Often, clients were requesting for resources specifically written for them. The result is the Aspiengirl™, Aspienwoman and Aspienpowers Book … Continue reading The Aspiengirl™, Aspienwoman and Aspienpowers Book Series
The Assessment and Diagnosis of Adult Females on the Spectrum The following article is copyrighted and may not be posted anywhere without permission from the author. Updated 11/12/2016 Pathways to a diagnosis for an adult The most common pathways to diagnosis include:1. After the diagnosis of a family member, usually a child The client already … Continue reading The Assessment and Diagnosis of Adult Female Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism