3 Responses to Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

  1. dedred says:

    A must read for anyone with any interest, personal or professional, in autism. I had a diagnosis of autism last year and have read widely around the subject and have attended lectures on autism in a professional capacity. I did not think that this book would tell me much more than I already knew but it did. Sarah Hendrickx’s book is clearly written and encompasses a wide range of issues that are relevant to me as a more mature woman on the spectrum, and for my daughters and granddaughters, who are also autistic. I got the book the day before yesterday, started to read it…

  2. Rebecca says:

    Absorbing, logical, insightful, real

  3. Kate H says:

    A Good Place To Start This is an excellent basic information book explaining how ASD differs in women and girls from the stereotype of ASD being a predominently male condition. No one would say that women think like men or behave like men so why would they think women with ASD should present like men with ASD? Unless women and professionals are more informed, many women will struggle through life undiagnosed or worse, misdiagnosed with anxiety or other things. Reading this might help those who suspect they are…