Women With Autism: How Autistic Traits May Differ


This article explores why autism is seemingly more common among males than females, including why females are underdiagnosed and/or diagnosed at a later age. Key points include how females appear to be better at camouflaging their symptoms and imitating neurotypical behaviors, as well as symptoms going unrecognized because of cultural norms and stereotypes.

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Published on 09/01/2022