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Presentation on Aspergers for Parents and Others

The Missoula Adult Aspergers Group will present information on growing up and thriving with Aspergers. May 18th Missoula Public Library - Large ...

Genes May Give Girls Developmental Edge

New research adds to the theory that girls are more naturally protected than boys from developing autism and other developmental disorders. Whi...

My Story: Being Diagnosed with Autism as an Adult

My whole life I thought there was something wrong with me. My diagnosis changed those thoughts. When I learned about my diagnosis I knew nothing w...

'Baby-sitters Club' author Ann M. Martin talks tackling autism in new novel, 'Rain Reign'

[rain-reign.jpg] There’s much more to Ann M. Martin than the bestselling Baby-sitters Club books. An extraordinarily prolific author, s...

Are girls with Autism under-diagnosed?

The National Autistic Society’s Lorna Wing Centre in the United Kingdom presented a paper in 2011 outlining some of the differences in how autism ...

Studies Suggest Female Brain Has Inherent Protection from Autism

It is well-known that autism affects boys more often than girls. The current ratio is 4 to 1, and is even as high as 8 to 1 at the higher end of t...

Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Social Communication and Emotion Recognition

Objective To investigate the association between autistic traits and emotion recognition in a large community sample of children using facial...

Kids Connect Fall Sessions (Missoula)

Please see the attached flier with details for the upcoming fall Kids Connect social skills group session. This fall we will have two groups availab...

Autism Is Likely Under-diagnosed In Girls Due To Gender Bias

[1.JPG] Autism has long been a disorder more commonly seen in men. You’ll often see a ratio thrown around: there are fou...

Understanding Sex Differences in Autism

Our Leading Theories on Autism Gender Differences 1. Evidence is growing that females have a degree of protection against autism – versus just bei...

Not Just for Boys: When Autism Spectrum Disorders Affect Girls

Is autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in girls underdiagnosed? An autism diagnosis is relatively rare in girls; Asperger's is even rarer. Boys outnumbe...

Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys

In the latest autism research, the first study compared visual scanning patterns in boys and girls with autism spectrum disorders. Scanning patter...

Registration is now open for Rudy Simone in Billings, Helena, Missoula and Kalispell

The Montana Autism Education Project of the Office of Public Instruction is proud to present Rudy Simone in four FREE presentations in Montana. M...

Not Just for Boys: When Autism Spectrum Disorders Affect Girls

Is autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in girls underdiagnosed? An autism diagnosis is relatively rare in girls; Asperger's is even rarer. Boys outnumbe...

Recognizing the Signs of Autism in Girls and Young Women

Have you ever known a young woman, a classmate, a student or a friend, who was painfully “out of step” with the rest of the social group or just u...

Rudy Simone Returns to Montana in May 2013

[image] The Montana Autism Education Project of the Office of Public Instruction is proud to present Rudy Sim...

Mothers with ASD ask why scientists are missing girls

[Screen Shot 2012-11-18 at 7.15.50 PM.png] Autism is diverse, and mothers with ASD don’t all share the same traits. Of the six interviewed for th...

Miss Montana speaks at autism convention in Helena.

[5065fecb06130.preview-620.jpg] For much of her first 11 years, Alexis Wineman was bullied and teased, staying quiet to hide her speech ...

Save the Date - Rudy Simone to return to Montana

The tentative dates for Rudy Simone to present are: May 2, 2013 Bozeman May 3, 2013 Great Falls May 4, 2013 Missoula Registrati...

Hamilton Woman Writes About Life With Asperger's

The words flow in a disjointed stream-of-consciousness. They’re dark, yet hopeful. When strewn together, they are a fictional reflection of Jenny...