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Autistic Women

5 Reasons Autistic Women and Girls are Underdiagnosed

March 6, 2024
To improve the diagnosis and care of autistic women and girls, it is important to understand the unique challenges they face.

Autism and Pregnancy

October 5, 2022
  Pronouns & language I guess if I had to choose, I go by she/her pronouns because it’s easiest and that’s usually what people default […]

What is the Relationship Between Feminism and Autism?

March 7, 2023
A brief history of International Women’s Day International Women’s Day (IWD) began in 1911 as a cry for women’s labour and suffrage rights. Inspired by […]

Let’s Talk About Makeup and Masking

December 19, 2022
Tutorial Interview Do you have any sensory sensitivity yourself regarding makeup? At first, when I read this question, I didn’t think I had a sensory […]

Self-acceptance as a late-diagnosed woman with Janette Bundic

May 18, 2023
Janette’s Story I identify as person first and then autism second. So, I prefer to be referred to as someone having autism or a woman […]

Noelle Smith: Meditation and Mental Health

May 18, 2023
Content Warning: Bullying, diagnosis, school, mental health, suicide attempts “The Journey to Myself Through Yoga.” Hello, My name is Noelle Smith and I would like […]

Belinda Fries: Receiving a Diagnosis After Your Child

October 7, 2022
Do you prefer person-first or identity-first language? I identify as autistic. For me, being autistic is having a different brain, so I feel it through […]

Kristen Hovet: The Female Autism Phenotype

March 6, 2024
Kristen Hovet, Founder and Author of the website The Other Autism, a website focused on the female autism phenotype, recently took some time to share […]

Celebrating Autistic Women

May 18, 2023
We understand the importance of gender expression and we are committed to inclusion. We will be focusing on Non-binary and Autigender content in our June […]

Girls are Autistic too

May 18, 2023
We are going to talk about Autistic Women and Girls.  When you think of autism do girls and women come to mind? “Girls are less […]

Nicole Provost

March 4, 2024
“By being different, by having the specific set of skills and challenges that YOU alone possess, you are the best one to invent that new […]

SF Walker

October 7, 2022
 SF is a musician, home cook and lover of cats. SF has worked for the Pacific Autism Family Network since March 2016. She works as […]
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