Why the Signs of Aspergers in Females Are Often Missed

Why the Signs of Aspergers in Females Are Often Missed

Author: Nazish ShokatDate: 4 february 2019 Why the Signs of Aspergers in Females Are Often Missed I may only have been diagnosed with having Asperger’s syndrome last year, but the signs have always been there. The trouble is that teachers and health

At the intersection of autism and trauma

Autism and post-traumatic stress disorder share many traits, but the connection between them was largely overlooked until now. By: Lauren Gravitz Date: 26 September 2018 Having autism can sometimes mean enduring a litany of traumatic events, starting from a young

Eating disorder or disordered eating? Eating patterns in autism

Download this article as a PDF Dr Elizabeth Shea, Clinical Psychologist at the Birmingham Food Refusal Service, describes some of the differences between avoidant eating and anorexia nervosa, with particular reference to autistic females. Author: Dr Elizabeth Shea Date: 24 May 2016