Autism in Females: Tony Attwood

I have seen many of Professor Tony Attwood’s presentations on Youtube, but found this half-hour speech, from the Annual Women’s Health Update, Sydney 2015, to be especially good.  While I knew a fair bit of the content (eg that a lot of Aspie girls like reading fiction), I didn’t know why that was so important/indicative (because the text clearly spells out what someone is thinking and feeling). Or that Aspie girls’ speech is often comprised of borrowed phrases from television/movies, and they repeat it in the accent they heard it, which is why some of them have unusual accents.

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