Women and Autism

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08 Sep 2020

Autism is a common, but invisible, condition - just as common in women as in men. Yet far fewer women than men are diagnosed. About this Event Autism is a common, but invisible, condition, which is why the prevalence in society is not widely recognised. This is particularly true for women. Most autistic women are undiagnosed and many have no idea they are autistic. Myths and misunderstandings abound and often get in the way of…

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