Many of the autistic women we’ve spoken to have talked about getting a late diagnosis, or have had difficulty getting the support they need.

As part of our Stories from the Spectrum series, we interviewed several women and girls, who shared their experiences with us.

"I feel autistic women are more likely to be described as ‘anxious’ and an autism diagnosis overlooked, since it can challenge gender stereotypes."
Dr Camilla Pang

Recommended reading

Girls and Autism: Flying Under the Radar - useful advice for parents and teachers on supporting autistic girls in school