Adult Autistic Women

Adult Autistic Women

Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at >>>> The Episode Index Page. <<<Click here. There are those who still believe that women cannot be Autistic. It is myths such as this that makes it difficult for women to get an accurate evaluation and diagnosis of Autism. Rose will join me to talk about how social expectations play a huge role in how female and male Autistics are seen and treated or mistreated. Female Autistics deal with dismissal or punishment for “over-reacting.” --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support
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Today's Autistic Moment begins Women's History Month with Rose Carreiro as we discuss Adult Autistic Women. There is a myth that Adult Autistic Women do not exist. Rose explains how the stereotypes about women being caregivers for children, with the expectations of how women "are supposed to be" plays a role in the myth.
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