Autism and Girls: What's the Difference?
An exploration of gender differences in autism spectrum disorder.
Researchers are discovering that there is a lot we don't understand when it comes to explaining the gender differences in autism spectrum disorder. This Third Thursday focuses on Autism and Girls: What's the Difference? We will hear from a young woman diagnosed at age 28 and the mother of an adolescent girl diagnosed at 5 about their experiences. We will also hear from an internationally known researcher, writer and presenter who will tell us about about the status of current research and what it means for parents, schools and service providers.
Changing the Face of Autism: Autism in Females
This video was put together by Aspertypical, to give a voice to women on the spectrum and raise awareness of their unique profile.
Rosie King: How Autism Freed Me to Be Myself
"People are so afraid of variety that they try to fit everything into a tiny little box with a specific label," says 16-year-old Rosie King, who is bold, brash and autistic. She wants to know: Why is everyone so worried about being normal? Rosie shares her perspective on celebrating uniqueness and embracing autism spectrum disorder.