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Autistic Women

Autism and Pregnancy

March 15, 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, 2022
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

March 2, 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 […]

Janette T. Bundic

July 27, 2021
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 25, 2021
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

March 22, 2021
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 9, 2021
Do you prefer identity- or person-first language?  I prefer identity-first — autistic person. Can you explain your challenging journey to a female autism diagnosis? I […]

Celebrating Autistic Women

March 8, 2021
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

March 1, 2021
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

July 28, 2020
“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

March 16, 2020
 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 […]

Growing up Without a Diagnosis: Rebekah Kintzinger

March 9, 2020
I didn’t always know I was autistic. I lived in a particularly small town in a decade when autism was not as forefront a topic […]
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