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Mo shares her thoughts about living with autism

This week we're focusing on the issue of girls who are on the autistic spectrum to mark Autism Awareness Week. This article looks at the devastating impact a lack of diagnosis can have on a girl's mental health. Christine Alsford has the second of our special reports.

Christine spoke to: Mo May and her mother Vicki; Dr Sarah Lister Brook, Clinical Director, National Autistic Society; and Dr Will Mandy, Clinical Psychologist, University College, London.

The National Autistic Society run a confidential helpline on 0808 800 4104. You can contact the campaign group Fighting Inequality for Girls on the Spectrum at figscampaignuk@gmail.com.

Other important contacts: Mind (0300 123 3393) Sane (0300 304 7000).

The other reports in the series can be viewed by clicking here and here