Common Tool for Diagnosing Autism Only Identifies 1 in 5 Autistic Children

This finding challenges the goal of universal autism screening in toddlers and suggests that may autistic children are not being diagnosed.

Why Do Some Autistic People Seem Self-Absorbed?

A common and sometimes unspoken myth about autistic individuals is that they are self-absorbed. Here, we talk about three possible origins of this myth.

Common Misdiagnoses Given to Undiagnosed Autistic Women

Before being diagnosed as autistic, many women go decades with the wrong diagnoses. Have you been diagnosed with any of these?

The Deficit Model of Autism

Historically, our understanding of autism has been based on a deficit model. See why this is a problem.

What Is the Female Autism Phenotype?

Here’s the real reason why women and girls fail to get diagnosed with autism.