Why do girls with Aspergers Syndrome tend to go undiagnosed? That’s the question Jennifer O’Toole addresses in this in depth article, Pink on the Spectrum.
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Girls are no ‘less Aspie.’ We’re just less obvious. Diagnosticians looking for ‘typical’ Aspie traits are, unwittingly, looking for typically ‘Male Aspie’ traits. So without malice, they miss and mislabel the girls.