Until recently autism has been viewed as a male disorder and even, for a short period an “extreme male brain” theory was used to understand the disorder. However, as more understanding is developed, research is finding that autistic females tend to be able to camouflage their symptoms of autism and use compensatory behaviours that mask their social challenges.
This is the 2nd in my series of myth busting blogs. We’re making great headway in the world of mental health awareness but people are holding onto some unhelpful untruths. I’m doing my bit to […]