26 min

Episode 8: Autistic women and girls Ambitious About Autism

    • Society & Culture

Youth Patrons Bella and Natasha spoke to Dr Felicity Sedgewick about women on the autism spectrum, looking at why girls and young women are less likely to be diagnosed than their male counterparts, the impact of misdiagnosis on mental health and whether girls are better at masking their autistic traits and if so, why? This episode marks our celebration of women and girls this World Autism Awareness Month.

Youth Patrons Bella and Natasha spoke to Dr Felicity Sedgewick about women on the autism spectrum, looking at why girls and young women are less likely to be diagnosed than their male counterparts, the impact of misdiagnosis on mental health and whether girls are better at masking their autistic traits and if so, why? This episode marks our celebration of women and girls this World Autism Awareness Month.

26 min

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