Many Women With Autism Are Going Undiagnosed | HowStuffWorks NOW

Many Women With Autism Are Going Undiagnosed | HowStuffWorks NOW

Guardian columnist Nicola Clark started the Twitter hashtag #shecantbeautistic to spotlight how women with autism are often dismissed, misunderstood and underdiagnosed, if diagnosed at all. And guess what: #sheisntalone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an autism spectrum disorder prevalence rate of 1 in 68 American children. But obtaining that diagnosis and the…