7 Signs of Autism in Women with Barb Cook (DSM-5 Symptoms of Autism/Aspergers in Autistic Adults)

Interview conducted by Paul Micallef of Aspergers on the Inside

Signs of autism in adults are often not immediately obvious. The symptoms of autism in ‘high functioning’ autistic women are often masked by well developed camouflaging skills. In this video we’ll be looking at how common autistic behaviour in women corresponds to the DSM-5 autism diagnosis criteria.

Autistic Women in the Workplace by Barb Cook

Typically, autism is viewed as a male condition with stereotypical preconceptions that all autistics must, for instance, be mathematical savants and their career paths are in IT. Wrong. In this article I want to highlight some of the inaccurate perceptions of autistic people, in particularly women, look at the many benefits of employing autistic women … Read more

Meet the Spectrum Women Book Authors: Barb Cook

Reproduced from spectrumwomen.com  The Spectrum Women and authors of this book, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism, felt it would be a great opportunity to tell you a little about ourselves and the reasons why we were part of this incredible project. Each Spectrum Woman has a unique story to tell and today, on … Read more

Spectrumly Speaking Episode 13 – Autism Advocacy in Australia, with Barb Cook of Spectrum Women Magazine

(28 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Barb Cook. Barb was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome in 2009 and is Founder and Editor in Chief of Spectrum Women Magazine. She is a highly committed Autism/Aspergers advocate, keen motorcyclist and web/graphics guru. Barb has made numerous appearances on Australian television and radio, in national … Read more