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Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges
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Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges

Book Review: Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges Author:              Lori Ernsperger, PhD and Danielle Wendel Publisher:         Autism Asperger Publishing Company (2007) ISBN:    ...
Asperger’s and Girls – good overview but not quite fulfulling
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Asperger’s and Girls – good overview but not quite fulfulling

Book Review: Asperger’s and Girls AUTHOR:         Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin and Various Others PUBLISHER:    Future Horizons, Inc. (2006) ISBN:                 193256540X ASIN:                 B005FI1Q60 The Foreword for Asperger’s and Girls sets a tone t...
Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts
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Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts

Book Review: Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts AUTHOR:         Eileen Riley-Hall PUBLISHER:    Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2012) ISBN:                 1849058938 Continuing with our series on girl...
Is Anorexia The “Female Asperger’s”?
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Is Anorexia The “Female Asperger’s”?

In August, Autism Daily Newscast ran an article covering a recent study linking the characteristics of autism and anorexia nervosa. In our recent series on females with autism, we also covered the differences in the way symptoms of autism present in girls, l...
December 11 – BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour Discuss Female Asperger’s
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December 11 – BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour Discuss Female Asperger’s

BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour 10 – 11 am – Susan Boyle and Female Asperger’s topic of conversation. The Singer Susan Boyle revealed on Sunday to the National media that she has Asperger’s Syndrome. She was diagnosed at age 52. Woman’s Hour will be discussing ...
Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence
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Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence

Raising a child with autism is not easy, and the challenges that arise during the teen years are well documented. Continuing our series on autism and females we look at the issues surrounding adolescence. Changing bodies, hormone levels, and new social expecta...
Monique Blakemore: Asperger Women UK, Autism Strategy Review
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Monique Blakemore: Asperger Women UK, Autism Strategy Review

Monique Blakemore from Manchester UK has Asperger’s Syndrome and is an autism advocate for others on the autistic spectrum and for families supporting autistic individuals. She has two young sons who are both on the autistic spectrum. Monique is an active c...
Are girls with Autism under-diagnosed?
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Are girls with Autism under-diagnosed?

Autism Daily Newscast continues our series on why boys are diagnosed far more often to be on the autism spectrum than girls. The statistics show a ratio of 4 to 1, although some experts are questioning whether this number is accurate. Recent studies have show...
Studies Suggest Female Brain Has Inherent Protection from Autism
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Studies Suggest Female Brain Has Inherent Protection from Autism

  What the unique issues for females on the autism spectrum? We have reported on research that suggests girls are being under diagnosed as well as interviewed Olley Edwards on her views.  Autism Daily Newscasts begins to address these issues further...
Book Review:  “NeuroTribes” – I loved this but…
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Book Review: “NeuroTribes” – I loved this but…

Steve Silberman's "NeuroTribes: the legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently" is a book that needs no introduction.  This monumental much anticipated history of autism has hit the best seller lists running and small wonder -...