Chameleon has been formed to give a voice to women that have autism. Females on the spectrum characteristically do not display all of the same traits as men, however these traits are not included in the diagnosis criteria and these traits are not as commonly recognised, by women on the spectrum, those living with those women, the general public and many healthcare professionals. Women with autism are typically diagnosed significantly later than their male peers and a delayed diagnosis is not just unfair, it is avoidable. This needs to change and without delay.
Chameleon aims to: