I've been here before but couldn't settle, deleted everything and left.
Now I'm back, I'm going to try and stay as I think it'll help me hugely just to be able to talk to people who understand.
Hello and welcome.
You may be interested in this article and video entitled, “The women who don’t know they’re autistic”. This is a site called Spectrum Women. All the best. Graham.
Thank you for the welcome and info, I'll take a look at that.
hello and welcome back!
Hi! I'd suggest going on Tania Marshall's website. She's done a lot of work on the female presentation of Autism and there are loads of really helpful resources suggested on this page:
I found her checklist of characteristics unique to Autistic women really useful when I was still pre-diagnosis and collecting evidence that I had Autism prior to asking my GP to refer me for Assessment:
Take a break from YouTube and researching so much. Instead list your symptoms here , what they are and when do they occur / triggers them and wait for the replies. Especially mention symptoms u havent found on the web. Can u do me a favour ? please update your profile from NAS61802 to a name or animal or something u like. You will get more replies if you do The more detail in your profile the better. There are some really knowledgeable people in here.
and stay in this forum, the longer u stay the better u will be
"Very, very fed-up of finding some things so hard"
is in your profile
what exactly do you find so hard ?
Thanks Kitsune, there's certainly a lot I can identify with on there.
I like the number as I feel more anonymous but I might change it at some point.
Taken that bit out of my profile, wrote it on a bad day. I've posted on Well Being a bit about stuff.