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Helpful Information and Resources

Resources & Information: Resources
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Neurodiversity Resources:

Dr. Julie Bjelland's Resources:


HSP & Autism & Female Autistic Experiences: A Hidden Narrative

Autism Quiz for the Sensitive

Research on HSPs & Autism

Autistic Women's Support Group (Online)


Embrace Autism/Assessments

**Autism & ADHD Screening Tools (AQ, EQ, RADDs-14, ASSQ, GQ-ASC, CAT-Q, ASRSv1.1, ADHD in Women, etc.)

Helpful descriptions of what tests may be more helpful to avoid screening people out who may be or have been masking for years or for other presentations of Autism such as in girls, women, nonbinary, AFAB, gifted, highly sensitive persons, etc.  

Autism & Women Blogs

Stanford Neurodiversity Project

NIH: "Living in a world that’s not about us’: The impact of everyday life on the health and wellbeing of autistic women and gender diverse people"

The Neurodiversity Edge

Neurodiversity in Women - International Women’s Day

It is time to close the mental health gap that autistic women experience

Highly Sensitive Persons/High Sensory Intelligence Resources

Dr. Elaine Aron's Resources


Self-Test (Adults & Children): HSP Self-Test

Self-Test for HSPs who are also High Sensation Seeking:  HSP-HSS Self-Test

HSP/HSI Books:

The Highly Sensitive Person: How To Thrive When The World Overwhelms You
by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.

The Highly Sensitive Person's Workbook
by Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.

Brain Training For The Highly Sensitive Person: Techniques To Reduce Anxiety and Overwhelming Emotions: An 8-Week Program

by Julie Bjelland LMF

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You

by Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.

Making Work Work for the Highly Sensitive Person

by Barrie S. Jaeger and Elaine Aron 

The Undervalued Self: Restore Your Love/Power Balance, Transform the Inner Voice That Holds You Back, and Find Your True Self-Worth

by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.

High Sensation Seeking HSPs (HSS-HSPs) Books  

"Emotional Sensitivity and Intensity: How to manage intense emotions as a highly sensitive person" 

by Imi Lo

Highly Sensitive Children (HSC) Books & Parent Resources

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When The World Overwhelms Them

by Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.

Other Parent Resources (Dr. Elaine Aron)

Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child

(website and blog by Maureen, a parent of an HSC)

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child 

by Jamie Williamson

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child: Seeing an Overwhelming World through Their Eyes (My Highly Sensitive Child)

Book 1 of 2: My Highly Sensitive Child 

by James Williams

Supporting the Highly Sensitive Child: Making Sense of Meltdowns (My Highly Sensitive Child)

Book 2 of 2: My Highly Sensitive Child 

by James Williams

My Great Big Feelings: A Story for Sensitive Children

by C. M. Tolentino

Complex Trauma

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents, by Lindsay C. Gibson 

Self-Care for Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: Honor Your Emotions, Nurture Your Self, and Live with Confidence, by Lindsay C. Gibson PsyD

Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish Boundaries and Reclaim Your Emotional Autonomy,
by Lindsay C. Gibson

Running on Empty: Overcome your Childhood Emotional Neglect, 

by Dr. Jonice Webb.

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