Lecturer & researcher @SOEBristol
Interests: Autism/gender/relationships/mental health
Fan of: books/rugby/politics
Oct 22, 2020 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
Clarifications to the academic clickbait title:
1) not on his own: he has *898* coauthors across 161 papers, most of whom are his PhD students 2) it seems he has mostly done critical review of manuscripts (and been on funding apps) 3) he teaches *one month a year*!!!
Onset of menstruation can be very difficult for aut women, but this is first paper looking at onset of menopause. 7 aut ppl assigned female at birth (AFAB) took part in online focus group, age 49-63. Found lack of knowledge, impact on masking, and need for support
May 17, 2020 • 20 tweets • 10 min read
Paper 20 of 2020!
Autism in Later Life: what is known and what is needed? 2020, Sonido, Arnold, Higgins & Hwang, Current Developmental Disorders Reports
This is a review of work with #AutisticElders covering a wide range of areas
Review of literature with autistic over-50s between 2010 and 2019, as we know little about impact of aging among autistic people
Find high rates of co-occurring conditions, often complex. Compounded by low employment, healthcare access issues, and relationship issues
Sep 15, 2019 • 26 tweets • 10 min read
I'm going to try to tweet from the front for this one - I'm presenting on mental health of autistic men, women and non binary people at 11.10.
In this giant room (below)
But first is @dewinterjeroen talking about sexual relationships. #AECongress19
Starts by telling us that this has only really been looked at in the last 10 years. Prior to that sexual interest was seen as pathological in autistic people