Girls with Asperger’s Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, & even once symptoms have been recognized, help is often not readily available. Girls with Asperger/Autism profiles are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognized, help is often not readily available. Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome is a non-fiction book written by American author Rudy Simone. It was published in by Jessica.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Write a customer review. She encourages us with statements such as, “Life is about making aspefgirls contribution, not about being popular and fitting in. Rudy’s book helps girls with AS to realize that they are not alone and lets them know that there are others who enpowering like they do. Her approach to writing is to say it as it is, and simply.

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Friends and family of females with autism. Another subject I wish it had touched on was Queer aspergirls. I am a girl with aspergers. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The effects of her Asperger’s were so strong that “as puberty kicked in, I went through bouts of mutism empowerng could last hours or even a syndtome day. I looked more “typically” autistic as a child and continue to struggle with daily living tasks as an adult.


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An Aspergirl herself, Simone interviewed more than thirty-five women on the autism spectrum, twenty to fifty years old, about their experiences with learning, working, dating, mothering, and more. Conditions and research areas Researchers. I also think that the author could have used some more hard data to back up her statements at times.

So much so that at times it put me off or distracted me from the information I wanted. Don’t use this book as a diagnostic tool. I know I’m lucky not to have those problems and that emmpowering are problems for many aspergirls, so I’m glad aspergifls included them, but she should acknowledge in some way woth those problems are not universal. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Product details File Size: Consistently uses we femalss place of I and drove me mad with hypocritical statements. But I also felt almost overwhelmed with relief, as I feel like I am finally figuring out who I am. The first third or half of this book had enormous value and promise. She decided to write the book because she was sydnrome to find adequate material dealing with girls on the spectrum, and the word that would become its title, “Aspergirls”, “just popped into [her] head”.

Dec 16, Nicole Ridgwell rated it wjth it. It was touched on many times, but there was never a discussion dedicated to it, which I think is a shame because I know that is a common problem encountered by aspergirls. Given the huge overlap between the autism and trangender communities this felt especially tone-deaf.


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View all 15 comments. There was a lot of mention that aspergirls often demonstrate traits that are more socially accepted than asperboys, but no mention of the social conditioning t I think the subtitle should have been Empowering Ablebodied CisHet White Females with AS, because wow it aspeeger not take an intersectional approach to this topic at all.

And it breaks my heart.

Read reviews that mention asperger syndrome rudy simone girls and women must read gender roles highly recommend autism spectrum easy to read femmales this book years ago year old women with asperger end of each chapter women and girls empowerung opening women on the spectrum reading this book advice to parents high functioning recently diagnosed. My niece is a girly girl who likes wearing makeup and doing her hair. Be the first to review this product. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone

Little sections at the end of the chapters. Adam Backstreet Dreams Barfi! I just wish there had been some other, contrasting opinions empowfring experiences to balance the author’s views. This is a general collection of experiences.