‘I was diagnosed with autism in my 70s and finally found out I wasn’t just bad, mad, or sad’ – Wales Online

Dr Emily Lovegrove was diagnosed with autism in her 70s (Image: Dr Emily Lovegrove)

 
Diagnosed with autism aged 71, Dr Emily Lovegrove broke down in tears with a therapist recalling the way she had been treated as a child.

Emily was not upset to be told she had autism but was upset by the toll it had taken on her growing up.

Autism was completely misunderstood or unheard of when she was a child, said the psychologist from Crickhowell .

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