Have to share this one. I am one of those ‘weird’ women… lol
The labeling of Women who do not fit neatly within the confines of society, as being ‘nutty’, ‘weird’, ‘batty’, ‘anti-social’, ‘loners’, ‘reclusive introverts’ or ‘eccentric’, when they may indeed be experiencing undiagnosed Female Autism, creates the kind of life long harm that ensnares Undiagnosed Autistic Women forever, within the confines of an artificially imposed, yet personally experienced prison, of societies making.
It’s high time that the name calling, isolation and double standards that lead to the abandonment and misdiagnosis of Women with undiagnosed Autism stopped.
It should no longer be considered acceptable for our society to be encouraged to acknowledge only those presentations of Autism that fit within the confines of Male Autism.
Autism is not a Male only condition.
Yet still today, if a male exhibits peculiar behaviors, or behaviors that are viewed as being out of the norm for males, they are automatically considered for an assessment…
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