I Am AspienWoman: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Adults Females on the Autism Spectrum After “I Am AspienGirl” was released in June 2014, it went to #1 in 3 categories on Amazon. The AspienGirl team was inundated with emails, stories, messages and letters. Many of them were from females themselves or from their … Continue reading Announcing I Am AspienWoman: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Adults Females on the Autism Spectrum
Have you ever wondered about a quirky family member? Maybe she is your partner, your mother, your grand-mother, aunt, sister, niece or even your teacher? You may have wondered why she seems "different'', ''odd'" or even "cool"? Have you ever wondered why life seems, at times, so challenging for her? She is very bright, has … Continue reading Sneak-A-Peek of I am AspienWoman: The unique characteristics of adult females on the Autism Spectrum
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?
This is my 6th Interview of people involved in the world of Autism or Asperger Syndrome. Previous interviews of mine include: Professor Uta Frith, Maja Toudal, Kathy Hoopman, Rich Everts and The United States of Autism Movie. This interview is the second in a series where I interview Mentor Aspienwomen from a variety of countries … Continue reading Aspienwoman Mentor Interview Series: Actress Olley Edwards
Ask a Professional Q & A Series: Answering your Questions about Female Asperger Syndrome and Autism I am a developmental psychologist, researcher and writer, completing my Doctoral degree in Autism Studies. I am a freelance writer, writing articles on Asperger Syndrome and Austism and currently completing a book series on Asperger Syndrome and Autism in … Continue reading Ask a Professional Q & A Series: Answering your Questions about Female Asperger Syndrome and Autism
The following list is an official screening document consisting of the unique characteristics and traits of young girls and teenagers with Asperger Syndrome, or High Functioning Autism. This list comes from the many young females I have worked with over the years and currently work with. I have assessed, observed, diagnosed and worked with thousands … Continue reading Moving Towards A Female Profile: The Unique Characteristics, Abilities and Talents of Young Girls and Teenagers with Asperger Syndrome or Autism