Autistic Comorbidity: Klinefelter syndrome

*I use male and not men or boys because sex is how you are born and your gender is how you identify/feel. Please do not think I am being transphobic. I am trying to be scientific while respecting people*  What is Klinefelter syndrome? Klinefelter syndrome is an genetic condition that happens when a male assigned... Continue Reading →

Autistic Comorbidities: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

According to Molecular Psychiatry, autistic people with uteruses are 1.78 times more likely to have PCOS than neurotypical peers.  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that is common with female bodied people of reproductive age. Uterus owners with PCOS have irregular menstrual cycles or prolonged periods or excess male hormones. The ovaries could... Continue Reading →

Coborbidities: Oppositional Defiant Disorder

  It is very normal for children to be oppositional sometimes. This can be explained by hunger, fatigue, stress or emotional distress. Children do argue, talk back, and defy parents, teachers or other trusted adults. This typically starts when a child is 2 or 3.  What is Oppositional Defiance Disorder? Oppositional Defiant Disorder can cause... Continue Reading →

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