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Undiagnosed: Women on the Spectrum

Undiagnosed: Women on the Spectrum
November 27, 2023

During Thanksgiving dinner, Beth’s aunt asked her how she was enjoying college. This seemingly innocent question triggered Beth’s discomfort and prompted her to abruptly exit the room. Beth is frequently misunderstood by her family, who have labeled her as “difficult,” “angry,” and “aloof.” Her relatives have gossiped that Beth’s parents should have taught her to be more socially appropriate. No one, including Beth’s parents, ever asked the question: “Might Beth be on the spectrum?” Why? Well, she never looked like her cis-gender male cousin who, at 6 years old, was throwing temper tantrums, getting in trouble at school, and knew the number of floors in every major skyscraper in the world.

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