The cost of misunderstanding and misdiagnosing high functioning autism in females

Abstract

This presentation seeks to explain the dangers of misdiagnosing high functioning autism in females. Until recently, it has been assumed that autism is a predominantly male condition and that it affects far fewer females than... [ view full abstract ]

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The participants responded to an open call for submissions via social media. They were advised that they were able to withdraw their participation at any time and no identifying information was collected. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Miranda Philip (N/A)

Topic Area

Topics: Practice

Session

S24 » Symposia: Women and Girls (16:20 - Saturday, 17th September, Pentland Auditorium)

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