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 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
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!
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.
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
Female Autism Infographics to share for awareness and education. More Coming The following article is copyrighted and may not be posted anywhere without permission from the author. For more information go to: http://www.aspiengirl.com http://www.taniamarshall.com To contact Tania regarding consultations, assessment, problem-solving strategies, Skype consultations, book distribution, interviews, book translations, publishing queries, please email her … Continue reading Female Autism Infographics
Webinar: A Summary of The Female Autism Conundrum By Tania. A Marshall, M.Sc. (App. Psych), Assoc. MAPS Thank you to Sfari.org and female Autism researcher and experts David Skuse and Will Mandy for presenting a fascinating webinar discussing the gender bias. Part One by Dr. David Skuse More individuals who are termed "high functioning" are … Continue reading Sfari Webinar: Summarizing The Female Autism Conundrum and my Thoughts
This interview is the fourth in a series where I interview Mentor AspienGirls or Aspienwomen from a variety of countries about their lives, Asperger Syndrome, their gifts and talents and more! I founded the Aspienwoman and Aspiengirl mentor project to showcase females of all ages who act as mentors and role models to others on and … Continue reading AspienGirl Mentor Interview Series: Actress and performer Honey Parker
This interview is the third in a series where I interview Mentor Aspienwomen from a variety of countries about their lives, Asperger Syndrome, their gifts and talents and more! I founded the Aspienwoman mentor project to showcase females of all ages who act as mentors and role models. Jo Redman is based in the United Kingdom … Continue reading Aspienwomen Mentor Interview Series: World Champion Kickboxer Jo Redman
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?