Sugar and Spice and SPINs and Stims

Dr. Allison Kawa explains the difficult realities that come with being an autistic female, as they tend to be undiagnosed or diagnosed later in life in comparison to autistic males. Dr. Kawa brings to the forefront an important message to everyone: “By insuring that our autistic females have access to neurodiversity-affirming providers and environments, they can more likely be empowered to embrace their differences and channel their inner strengths and passions.”