M Health Fairview

Autism Care for Girls

(Minneapolis, MN) — August 9th, 2022 —  High school senior McKenzie Saman showed many early signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) but wasn’t diagnosed until she was 8. When she went in for a formal evaluation with her mom, Denise, they were told that signs of autism in young girls often go undetected by adults. Autism symptoms can look different based on sex, according to M Health Fairview Psychologist Casey Burrows,