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Addie Chernow

Shared February 3, 2016

I was diagnosed at 30. Doesn't shock me. Seems like a large number of trans women are also on the spectrum.


Shared February 4, 2016

My story isn't typical. The autism spectrum is a broad and constantly redefined place, a frontier of the mind that's still mostly wilderness. The revised definitions of it in the DSM-5 just a few years ago are still controversial — it's both easier to diagnose aspects of the spectrum in people and more difficult to determine if a formal diagnosis is necessary, if it's even a "problem."

Sue Mohan

Shared March 4, 2016