Seed Talks: Autism & Women with Dr Rachel Moseley

Monday 13th May 2024
16:30 -

“Quirky” girls, struggling teenagers, burnt-out women. Autism has been historically underdiagnosed in girls and women, meaning many grow up without the right support and understanding. Drawing on her research and her lived experience of a late autism diagnosis, Dr Rachel Moseley explores the lesser known presentation of autism in girls and women, why it’s so difficult to diagnose, and what the consequences of growing up undiagnosed can be.

Doors open at 6.30pm, talk starts at 7pm – come down early to grab a good seat!

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Dr Rachel Moseley completed her PhD in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Cambridge, UK, and is now Principle Academic in Psychology at Bournemouth University. Her research centres on issues facing autistic adults, most notably mental ill-health and suicidality. Dr Moseley is herself autistic, and is passionate about the power of self-understanding that comes with realizing a neurodivergent identity, about positive representation of neurodivergent people, and public engagement to increase acceptance and kindness. 

Testimonials from our guests

⭐ Truly riveting talks, always enjoy these – a great way to spend an evening with some pals. Already looking forward to the next one. – Alexander P 

⭐ Expertly run, talks are always super informative and a lot of fun! Couldn’t recommend these enough! 5 star. – Owen S

⭐ Been to a few talks and all have been super interesting. An enjoyable evening to go to either alone or with friends. The talks make for stimulating conversation. Highly recommend! – Daisy J  


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