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Opinion: Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) and Female Autism Are the Same In Some Cases

Sorry, Elaine Aron, but you could be wrong about this one.

Women with high functioning autism often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed until well into adulthood. Some experts say this is due to their ability to mask symptoms and imitate others. Current diagnostic criteria do not fully capture the ways autism manifests in females. | Image: Larm Rmah

Elaine Aron coined the term “Highly Sensitive Person” or HSP to describe someone with a unique cluster of emotional, physical, and sensory sensitivities.

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