Sometimes I have a hard time entering into discussion with fellow Autistics.
I notice a trend, especially with women who insist they must be Autistic, but can’t get a diagnosis. They rant and rave about this lack of diagnosis and how they know they are, but they can’t get it.
It’s as if their lives got put on hold because they can’t get the diagnosis.
Here’s the thing, though: there’s an assumption that they must get a diagnosis in order to BE or to DO or to even EXIST. They give the psychological and/or medical establishments the power.
So, what do you do when you can’t get a diagnosis? Here are my top 5 alternatives to obsessing over a lack of diagnosis.
Read the full post and 5 tips at: When Doctors Hold Women Hostage: Top Five Things to Do When you Can’t Get a Diagnosis – Neurodivergent Nicole