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The Gender Bias in Autism - Are Girls & Women Going Undiagnosed?

Dr Dhanya Pillai, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

14-Jul-21 16:20

The Gender Bias in Autism - Are Girls & Women Going Undiagnosed?

You might have heard that autism is more common among boys than girls, and the ratio that is often quoted is four boys to one girl. But is there a gender bias that’s resulting in girls and women going undiagnosed? Here to help us break down these biases is Dr Dhanya Pillai, a consultant clinical psychologist.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann, Janese Wong

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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