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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Asperger United It is interesting the way temper meltdowns are described very accurately and are written just as I experience them, including crying, frustration, shouting, yelling, being sarcastic, becoming vicious, feeling faint or dizzy and that temper meltdowns often happen when we are hungry.

Another example is her insistence that all girls on the fmpowering struggle with selective mutism. A Specialist Clinic for Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism ‘Rudy’s book helps girls with AS to realize that they are not alone and lets them know that there are others who feel like thy do.

Girls with Asperger’s Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. Including the reflections of over thirty-five women diagnosed as on the spectrum, as well as some partners and parents, Rudy identifies recurring struggles and areas where Aspergirls need validation, information and advice.

However as the book went on, it adopted a heteronormative tone that left a bad taste in my mouth. Paperbackpages.

Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome

Which is nice, don’t get me wrong. This book will be essential fmales for females of any age diagnosed with AS, and those who think they might be on the spectrum. All of us grew and adapted; a few better than others, but not a single one of us would I label with Asperger’s or autism.


S-O-S for Parents ‘Specialists’ books are all very well, but what people really, really need are the aspergirsl histories’ told from the inside.


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It deals with a variety of issues that females on the spectrum face, such as the variety of relationships, employment, and depression. This thoughtful account enthuses the reader and builds their understanding of the specific needs of Aspergirls; a highly recommended book.

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Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome – Rudy Simone – Google Books

That can be very harmful to many other aspies that read this and feel they cannot relate. Jun 21, Catie rated it liked it Shelves: The Autism Society of Ohio said that the book is “essential reading” for females who have a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome emplwering who think that they may have it.

I was very excited about this book because it was telling more of the story that I was already following. Asperger United This is a very readable and enlightening book for all Aspergrirls, their family, friends and involved others She has difficulty focusing for long periods, and does not like reading like the typical Aspie does. It aspergirla me wonder how many other Aspies are out there who have also been diagnosed with other learning disabilities.


I can’t praise this book enough! They aspergfr both talents and deficits and vary based on intelligence, level of imagination, and obsessions, just to name a few areas. As a mother of a 16 year old Aspergirl, I could definitely identify.

Dec 23, Jenni Elyse rated it it was ok Shelves: It also tuned me xyndrome to a great website I wasn’t previously aware of. Imagine that your IQ was in fact lower than average, and that you had great difficulty focusing for very long. Really I would say the only audience that might benefit from reading this book would be recently diagnosed femals year-old girls and their parents. I don’t know that I believe all the holistic stuff, but I think this book should be required reading for woman and girls who have been diagnosed with AS.

She encourages us with statements such as, “Life empiwering about making a contribution, not about being popular and fitting in.

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 did not take an intersectional approach wiht this topic at all. Showing of reviews. I wonder what kind of constructive feedback Simone had on this book and this writing project.