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…

Women’s Invisible Autism //  #SheCantBeAutistic

Women’s Invisible Autism // #SheCantBeAutistic

Oh hey everybody. This week on Ask Cristen I’m talking about women with autism because they have been so under-researched and under-diagnosed, they’re often described as invisible. [Snaps]. That didn’t work. [Snaps]. This week’s Ask Cristen question is coming from mynameisnotmya who a while back requested, ‘Could you possibly make a video about autism? It…