Barriers to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis for Young Women and Girls: A Systematic Review


This journal article discusses some of the barriers women face in receiving a diagnosis for autism, namely compensatory behaviours, parental concerns, others’ perceptions, lack of information/resources and clinician bias. This review highlights the importance of enhancing widespread understanding and recognition of ASD presentation in females.

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Published on 09/01/2022