Homebase Hope: All About Autism

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HBH 33: Autistic Females & A Late Diagnosis

Episode 33
22, Apr, 2019
}53 Minutes

Show Notes

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an autistic female? Or what’s it like to receive a diagnosis later in life? If so, buckle up, because today we are soaking up the lived experiences of the insightful Kristy Forbes! Kristy dives deep into her personal journey, why she prefers ‘autistic’ over ‘person with autism’,  if there is a fundamental difference between males and females on the spectrum and the neurodiversity movement.

Kristy Forbes is an autism and neurodiversity support specialist and the Director of inTune Pathways. Kristy was diagnosed autistic at 33 years. She is raising 4 beautiful daughters who are also diagnosed autistic.

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About Homebase Hope: All About Autism

Rhiannon is an occupational therapist, personal trainer, GAPS practitioner and passionate autism advocate. She thinks outside the ‘diagnostic box’ and sees every child as an individual with unlimited potential.

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