Tag: autistic women



Why It Took 35 Years To Diagnose My Autism

When I was four-years-old a speech therapist told my mother that my inability to speak would right itself. Her GP told her not to worry about my severe sleep problems and that I was simply a fussy eater for only eating jam sandwiches and yogurt. The self-harm and eating disorder I developed as a teen
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Why You Shouldn’t “Light Up Blue” For Autism

On April 2nd 2017, people across the globe will be lighting up blue and taking part in this year’s annual Autism Awareness Day. On the surface this international campaign appears to be a good thing, aiming to raise awareness of a condition that most people have heard of but very few really understand. Research is
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