Why Aspergers In Girls Is Missed (3 Top Reasons)

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Aspergers in girls is often missed and this is why!! Aspergers in girls is typically stuff is in males know this is down to a few common mistakes and reasons which I’ll go through. One of the most important things is that males are three times more likely to have an autism diagnosis of females Here are three main reasons why Aspergers and girls is less diagnosed with an aspergers in males release 1 Masking Masking is where a female will mask her characteristics and symptoms during the day so that she looks neuro typical totally throws a lot of diagnostic material off the scent and doesn’t really relate to a lot of people the full extent of the issues. 2 Misdiagnosis Probably the most common reason why females are not diagnosed Asperger’s syndrome as much as males is because there is a lot of misdiagnosis. The medical professionals will look to diagnose females with things like bipolar and other types of personality disorders before looking at autism. 3 Old Resources Probably the most important but less notable is the fact that most of the resources available to the medical industry are very old outdated and were based around male only characteristics of autism. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theaspieworld/support

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