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Blog:Spectrum Women- Parental Invalidation ~ Jeanette Purkis

A good friend of mine who is the mum of one of the young women I mentor asked me to write this piece after she had witnessed another parent of an autistic teen post negative things about their child on social media without the teen’s consent. The content was something I can imagine the young person would have found monumentally embarrassing.

Sadly if I recounted every instance where someone who should be a responsible adult

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Behaviour is Language ~ Renata Jurkevythz

In this insightful and thought provoking piece, Renata talks about how for her, learning languages (English being second to her native Portuguese) significantly compares to learning the innate social cues that non autistic individuals inherently know…

People are so quick to doubt my diagnosis of Asperger’s just because I “behave like a regular person” and “don’t look autistic”. This really bothers me! This doesn’t just happen with me, but with the vast majority of diagnosed

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Part 1 of 2 SWM Interview: Dr William Mandy discussing Women & Autism with Correspondent Christine Jenkins

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Part 1 of 2 (18 minutes)

Spectrum Women Magazine presents an interview with Dr William Mandy (Clinical Psychologist at University College London) speaking with SWM Correspondent Christine Jenkins about Autistic women, camouflaging, strengthening of traits, diagnostic tools specifically for women and the “gatekeepers” to obtaining a diagnosis.

Recording date June 27, 2017 Toronto.

Part 2 of 2 can be viewed here.

Slides: Gender Differences on the Autism Spectrum. Professor David Skuse MD FRCPInstitute of

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Part 2 of 2 SWM presents Dr William Mandy speaking with Christine Jenkins ~ Women & Autistic Diagnosis

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Part 2 of 2 (6 minutes)

Spectrum Women Magazine presents Dr William Mandy (Clinical Psychologist at University College London) speaking with SWM Correspondent Christine Jenkins on women and autistic diagnosis.

Recording date June 27, 2017 Toronto.

Part 1 of 2 can be viewed here.

Slides: Gender Differences on the Autism Spectrum. Professor David Skuse MD FRCPInstitute of Child Health. https://saac.chu-sainte-justine.org/pages/Autisme%202016%20-%20David%20Skuse.pdf

“Putting on My Best Normal”: Social Camouflaging in Adults with Autism Spectrum ConditionsLaura Hull K. V. Petrides Carrie Allison Paula Smith

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Spectrumly Speaking Episode 13 – Autism Advocacy in Australia, with Barb Cook of Spectrum Women Magazine

(28 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Barb Cook. Barb was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome in 2009 and is Founder and Editor in Chief of Spectrum Women Magazine. She is a highly committed Autism/Aspergers advocate, keen motorcyclist and web/graphics guru. Barb has made numerous appearances on Australian television and radio, in national newspapers and magazines, was part of a documentary The Chameleons: Women with Autism. She is also the Founder and

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Challenging Behaviour in Classic Autism BRISBANE QLD 27 October 2017 ATTWOOD & GARNETT

Blog:Spectrum Women- Challenging Behaviour in Classic Autism BRISBANE QLD 27 October 2017 ATTWOOD & GARNETT

M I N D S  &  H E A R T S:  

A Psychology Clinic for Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Training Session: Exploring Depression

Wednesday 27th October 2017 – 9:30am – 4:00 pm

Professor Tony Attwood

Prof Tony Attwood is in international authority on Asperger’s Syndrome

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