Autistic girls have more difficulty with daily routinesby Annalisa Lista - 2017.07.17
It has been revealed by an American study, published in the journal Autism Research that autistic girls have more difficulties than boys in performing common daily activities. From the data collected from a sample of parents, who were asked to assess the degree of independence of those with the spectrum disorder, it emerged that girls have many more problems with independence and autonomy, for example: getting dressed, brushing their teeth and getting out of bed in the morning. These findings open the way for new studies to better understand the mechanisms underlying autism and differences in how it affects both sexes.
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