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ASD & Females - The Curly Hair Project in Fraserburgh

Tori Chamberlain

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 10:00 to 12:30 (BST)

ASD & Females - The Curly Hair Project in Fraserburgh

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee VAT Quantity
Parent/Carer/Family Member/Individual with ASD 1 May 2018 £15.20 £1.50 £3.34
Professional 1 May 2018 £30.00 £2.48 £6.50
Family Group of 3   more info 1 May 2018 £32.30 £2.62 £6.98

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This workshop gives a personal insight of what it's like to live with ASD as a female, material written by Alis Rowe. As well as hearing a personal story, this workshop will cover the following themes:

  • why ASD is more commonly seen in males
  • why diagnosing females might be difficult
  • differences between males and females


  • females with ASD
  • parents and families
  • partners
  • clinical professionals


“I attended, unlike my friends who were there for their daughters, for me.  I am 46 and with an ASD son & husband plus a history of anxiety, depression etc. have finally realised that I am on the spectrum too, so am currently pursuing a diagnosis of HF Autism/Aspergers. EVERYTHING you said rang so true for me & it helped me to realise in myself what is actually not “normal” because how are we meant to really know what is hormonal or what is going on in other people’s heads etc.  It helped me think about growing up, school life, relationships etc. and showed me that masking/coping is basically how I live my life! I feel so much more confident now to “be myself”, to try to be proud of who I am and not feel uncomfortable saying “no” or asking for something to be done a different way to help me.”

“I must say it’s been the best course I’ve been on that has explained asd and I’ve actually gone away feeling like I understand more about it now.”

“To be reminded about masking was really important. I have to remind myself that just because my daughter looks like he is coping, he will still need down time and I shouldn’t push her too much.”

If numbers for this workshop are low, we will have no choice but to cancel it. Please check your email inbox and spam one or two days before the workshop is due to run as we will send you an email if it has been cancelled.

About the curly hair project

The curly hair project is a UK social enterprise dedicated to supporting people on the autistic spectrum and the people around them. Founder Alis Rowe created the organisation in 2013 after struggling to find good quality, uplifting information about ASD for herself. Alis Rowe is an acclaimed author and award winning young entrepreneur. Her work has been endorsed by leading professionals including Professor Tony Attwood. For information about the curly hair project, please visit

Do you have questions about ASD & Females - The Curly Hair Project in Fraserburgh? Contact Tori Chamberlain

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Crossroads Carers
19 Seaforth Road
AB43 9BD
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 from 10:00 to 12:30 (BST)

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