Why Self-diagnosis is Valid with Autistic Female Maia @__learningtolive

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Is autism self-diagnosis valid?

Is autism self-diagnosis valid? There’s a lot of controversy and stigma around self-diagnosing, which is why I am so excited to unpack this topic with Maia @__learningtolive! In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • Maia's life story as an autistic individual recovering from anorexia and other co-morbid disorders

  • How Maia discovered she is autistic

  • Obstacles Maia faced in getting an official autism diagnosis
  • Why self-diagnosis is one of the most valid forms of diagnosing

  • How to distinguish autistic preferences and true desires from eating disorder beliefs

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