‘Diagnosis is rebirth’: women who found out they were autistic as adults

Women from around the world describe the life-changing impact of finally receiving a diagnosis

  • ‘We weren’t visible’: growing awareness leads more women to autism diagnosis

Less than 20 hours after asking women who had received a late diagnosis of autism, we received 139 replies from around the world.

There were women whose lives had been scarred by victimisation, from bullying to rape, because without a diagnosis they did not know they were highly vulnerable to manipulation and abuse.

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