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Autism ‘may be missed in girls’

By • Sep 20th, 2008 • Category: News & Events

Girls with mild Autism are less likely to be identified and diagnosed than boys, a study suggests.

The research found that girls may be more likely to have obsessional interests centred around people and relationships. These interests were more likely to be acceptable to their parents, and therefore tended not to be reported to doctors.

Read the full article on the BBC website.

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