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Georgia Lockwood-Estrin

Postdoctoral researcher, Birkbeck College, University of London

Georgia Lockwood-Estrin is a Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development at Birkbeck College, University of London in the United Kingdom.

February 2021

Autism in girls: Jumping hurdles on the path to diagnosis

by  /  3 February 2021

The barriers to an autism diagnosis are especially challenging for women and girls. A big part of the problem is still the perception of autism as a ‘male’ condition.