Enjoy the extraordinary gifts of these amazing autistic ladies: Amazing Autistic Ladies. Some of them have also been included on this list of Great Women of Our Time. (Read more here.) It appears that Baron-Cohen's The Essential Difference: Male and Female Brains and the Truth about Autism was wrong in this aspect and that there are both men and women who are extremely gifted. Even Prof. Michael Fitzgerald had originally written a book called Autism and Creativity : Is There a link between Autism in Men and Exceptional Ability?, but in his later books he omitted "in men" and even featured some women in his books.