Are Girls with Autism Hiding in Plain Sight?
Autism, Daily Life, Girls with Autism, IAN Research, Neuroscience, NWH2018, Observing, Teaching, Way of Life
Autism primarily affects boys, right? Officially, boys exceed girls with autism by 4 to 1 (and 10 to 1 in “high-functioning” autism).1 In fact, almost everything we know about autism comes from studying boys. But now some scientists are making discoveries that are challenging common assumptions about autism, girls and gender.