In this video Dr Judith Gould, Director of the Lorna Wing Centre for autism, talks about the diagnosis of women and girls on the autism spectrum.
Judith is director and co-founder of The National Autistic Society's Lorna Wing Centre for Autism. She is a chartered consultant clinical psychologist with over 35 years of experience specialising in autism and learning disabilities. Previously she worked as a member of the scientific staff of the Medical Research Council's social psychiatry unit and as a senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London. Her and Lorna Wing's work in the 1970s on the epidemiology of autism and related conditions led to the concept of a spectrum of autism conditions.
You can view the interview with Dr Gould below:
Author: Dr Judith Gould - The National Autistic Society
Date added: 15th December 2011