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healthland.time.com/2013/02/22/why-girls-may-be-protected-against-autism

Feb 22, 2013 ... Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why. Boys are four times more ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/autism-it-s-different-in-girls

Mar 1, 2016 ... Girls with autism may be harder to diagnose for several reasons, including criteria ... from developing in the first place [see “The Protected Sex” below]. .... “ When Grainne was in seventh grade, I had to tell her it was against the ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/females-are-genetically-protected-from-autism

Mar 10, 2014 ... “This strongly argues that females are protected from autism and developmental ... but don't explain what confers protection against autism in women. The fact that autism is difficult to diagnose in girls may mean that studies ...

www.livescience.com/53194-do-girls-have-protection-from-autism.html

Dec 23, 2015 ... Girls have more genetic markers for autism but are less likely to ... There may be something protecting girls against symptom severity — a ...

spectrumnews.org/features/special-reports/sexgender-in-autism

Oct 19, 2015 ... In search of factors that shield girls against autism ... Identifying the factors that protect girls from autism may help us understand and possibly ...

spectrumnews.org/news/twin-study-suggests-girls-are-protected-from-autism-risk

Feb 28, 2013 ... Double take: Girls don't have autism-like behaviors unless they come ... Others have suggested that girls may be protected through a genetic ...

www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/gender.aspx

Mar 31, 2017 ... Why do more boys than girls have autism, and how does autism affect ... Women and girls with Asperger syndrome may be better at masking ...

www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2013/02/25/being-female-protective-against-autism

Feb 25, 2013 ... The girls' 'protection' might not come from protection against autism. Instead, it might come from being autistic in a different way from boys, ...

www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2013/06/07/understanding-sex-differences-autism

Jun 7, 2013 ... Often, one sex is more vulnerable or partially protected. ... Evidence is growing that females have a degree of protection against autism – versus just ... Importantly gender differences suggest that girls and women may be more ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164392

A strong male bias in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence has been observed with ... Genetic studies demonstrate that females are protected from the effects of .... Thus, it may be that relatively higher levels of social ability in females .... that imprinted genes expressed only from the paternal X protect against ASD [ 59].