Caroline Hearst is a trainer and consultant with Autism Matters and has also qualified as an art psychotherapist. Caroline has also shared articles previously on Network Autism; "Autism in the therapy room" and "Autism - ordinary or extraordinary?".
Caroline kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when she attended the NAS Women and Girls Conference in London. We asked Caroline a series of questions including some posed by Network Autism members. You can view the full interview or clips of the individual questions below.
Individual question clips:
Questions from Network Autism members:
1. Growing numbers of females are being diagnosed with ASD. No doubt this growth is in line with growing awareness of how presentation differs between the genders, but how far do you agree with the theory that the male : female ratio (of those where it impacts quality of life regardless of "severity") could in fact be equal?
Author: Caroline Hearst
Date added: 06 January 2015