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Gender stereotypes have made us horrible at recognizing autism in women and girls

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October 12, 2016 By¬†Matthew Rozsa Despite the stats being slightly outdated, it’s still true today! In August, the National Autistic Society called on medical professionals to change the way they diagnose women and girls with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Ever since the term autism was first coined by Hans Asperger in 1944, it has remained predominantly, if anecdotally, associated with men […]