MEMOIR

…Waiting for Schizophrenia

Excerpt from a memoir on gender bias and misdiagnosis in autism spectrum disorder

I recently wrote a third person piece on the day I was told it was likely that my daughter had schizophrenia and that in several years, when she experienced her first full-blown psychotic episode, an official diagnosis could be made. This was usually around 17 or 18 years of age. It was published in