AIR-P Presents: Autism in Girls and Women

Archived Recording
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
4pm ET - 5pm ET
Location: Zoom

Webinar Description

In this webinar, Dr. Christine Wu Nordahl will provided an overview of current research focused on understanding autism in girls and women. Topics included biological and clinical theories about:

  • the difference in the sex ratio of autism
  • current insights into neurobiological sex differences in autism
  • unique challenges faced by autistic girls and women


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Christine Wu Nordahl, PhD

Christine Wu Nordahl, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Her research program utilizes structural and functional MRI scans to study brain development in autism across the life span. Since 2006, she has led neuroimaging efforts of the Autism Phenome Project and Girls with Autism - Imaging of Neurodevelopment study, two integrated longitudinal, interdisciplinary studies aimed at identifying clinically meaningful subtypes of autism. She is particularly committed to evaluating the entire autism spectrum, including girls with autism as well as the entire range of intellectual abilities. In 2021, she and her team initiated NeuroTeens, a social support group for neurodivergent girls and non-binary teens.


Please Note

  • CART captioning was be provided. For additional disability accommodations please email Elizabeth Schnieder at [email protected] two weeks prior to the event with name of event and accommodation preference in your response.
  • There was no cost for this webinar.
  • CEUs were not offered for this webinar.
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  • This webinar will be archived available on the AUCD Webinar Library.