These are the extraordinary ladies from the Autism Hall of Fame. Their accomplishments will take your breath away! We believe this to be the most complete list of accomplished autistic ladies on the net and are very proud of our ladies. Our top 10 have an asterisk in front of their names.

Andria Antonakos, photographer (USA)

*Jessica-Jane Applegate, Paralympics swimmer (UK)

Shanade Aylett, artist (Australia)

Rachel Barcellona, model (USA)

Amber Black, athlete and reiki master healer (USA)

Lucy Blackman, author (Australia)

Nekea Blagoev, artist (Australia)

Nora Blansett, artist (Canada)

Ellen Boudreaux, timekeeping wizard and musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Dani Bowman, animator (with her own animation company) and speaker (USA)

*Susan Boyle, singer, finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2009 (UK)

Phillipa “Pip” Brown (Ladyhawke), indie rock musician (New Zealand)

Elizabeth Catlin, mnemonist (USA)

Caitlin Churcher, artistic gymnast (UK)

Lizzy Clark, actress (UK)

Bekah Cook, dancer (UK)

Michelle Dawson, autism researcher (Canada)

Marcy Deutsch, artist (USA)

Nicole Dimond, artist (Australia)

Jodi DiPiazza, musician and singer (USA)

Sydney Edmond, artist, poet, lecturer and classical ballet student (USA)

Jasmin Egner, actress (Germany/UK)

Judy Endow, author and speaker (USA)

*Marie Faverio, artist, writer (various genres incl. poetry, puzzles, aphorisms, translations and research), inventor of a secret language and musician (Australia)

*Carly Fleischmann, author, songwriter and entertainer (Canada)

Kimberly Gerry-Tucker, artist and writer (USA)

*Temple Grandin, animal behavior researcher, author and speaker featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert, Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin, in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen as well as in The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (USA)

April Dawn Griffin, artist (Canada)

Iris Grace Halmshaw, artist (UK)

Daryl Hannah, actress (USA)

AK_Hevonen, artist (Germany)

Karen Johnson, multi-media artist (USA)

Ann Kagarise, author and photographer (USA)

Deirdre Kenney, artist (USA)

Amrit Khurana, artist (India)

Cynthia Kim, writer (USA)

Heather Kuzmich, model (USA)

Amanda LaMunyon, artist (USA)

Anita Lesko, author (USA)

Deborah Locke, former detective (Australia)

Courtney Love, musician, actress and artist (USA)

Rachel Lucas, writer (UK)

Flo and Kay Lyman, mnemonists featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Brittany Maier, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Andrea Michael, artist (Australia)

Heidi Mortenson, electronic composer, singer and producer (Denmark)

Haley Moss, artist and writer (USA)

Phoebe Murer, artist (USA)

*Laura Nadine, musician (USA)

Michelle Marie Newman, artist (USA)

*Mary Newport, artist, musician and actress featured in Mozart and the Whale (USA)

Jasmine Lee O’Neill, author, artist and musician (USA)

Carissa Paccerelli, artist and writer (USA)

Jessica Park, artist (USA)

Shauna Phoon, photographer (Australia)

Dawn Prince-Hughes, primate anthropologist, ethologist and author (USA)

Jeanette Purkis, author, poet, artist and speaker (Australia)

Colleen Ranney, artist, author and poet (Canada)

Dora Raymaker, scientist, writer, artist and public speaker (USA)

Jo Redman, kickboxer (UK)

Sue Rubin, author (USA)

Amy Sequenzia, poet (USA)

*Henriett Seth, author, poet, musician and artist (Hungary)

Mikaela Sheldt, artist, photographer and poet (USA)

Anna Silivonchik, multi-media artist (Russia)

Rudy Simone, author, musician and actress (USA)

Rosemary Stephens, artist (UK)

Sarah Stup, writer (USA)

Beki Tara, artist (Australia)

Talina Toscano, singer and songwriter (USA)

Maja Toudal, singer, songwriter, author and public speaker (Denmark)

Penelope Trunk, author and businesswoman (USA)

*Ana Valle Ocando, artist (Ecuador)

Sarah E. Vaughn, artist (USA)

Jadyn Waiser, athlete (USA)

Heidi Webster, artist (USA)

Angela Weddle, artist (USA)

Liane Holliday Willey, author and education professor (USA)

*Donna Williams, poet, artist, author, songwriter and screenwriter (Australia)

Alexis Wineman, model (USA)

Emma Zurcher-Long, writer, public speaker and singer featured in Unspoken (USA)

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The ladies below have been mentioned as (possibly) autistic in books or essays published  by established authors.

#Joy Adamson, naturalist, artist and author featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (former Austria-Hungary)

#Daisy Bates, journalist and welfare worker featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland/Australia)

#Marie Curie, physicist and chemist featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin and (like her daughter) also mentioned in the January 2003 Issue of Singular Scientists in an article by Ioan James (Poland/France)

#Dian Fossey, zoologist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

#Patricia Highsmith, writer featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons and in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (USA)

#Irène Joliot-Curie, Marie Curie’s daughter, scientist mentioned as possibly having Asperger’s in the January 2003 Issue of Singular Scientists in an article by Ioan James (France)

#Barbara McClintock, scientist and cytogeneticist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

#Julia Robinson, mathematician featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

#Simone Weil, philosopher and activist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald as well as Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (France/UK)