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Supporting transgender autistic youth and adults : a guide for professionals and families / Finn V. Gratton. Illustrated by Harper Cheaney

By: Gratton, Finn V.
Contributor(s): Cheaney, Harper [illlustrator].
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020Copyright date: 2020Description: 239 pages : 23 cm : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785928031.Subject(s): AUTISM | TRANSGENDER | YOUTH | ADULTS | CASE STUDIES | PROFESSIONALS GUIDES | PARENT GUIDES | SUPPORT SERVICES
Contents:
Autistic and transgender -- Recognizing an autistic transgender person -- The inside experience of being trans and autistic -- Working with trauma and minority stress -- Working with connection, attachment and relationships -- Working with families -- Health care issues -- Navigating the cisgender neurotypical world -- Crisis interventions and preparing for crises -- Looking forward -- Neuroqueer Survey -- References -- Glossary.
Summary: "Providing advice on how professionals working with autistic trans youth and adults can tailor their practice to best serve their clients and how parents can support their trans autistic children, this book increases awareness of the large overlap between trans identities and autism. By including chapters on gender diversity basics, neuroqueer trauma and how to support neuroqueer individuals, this book sets out strategies for creating more effective support that takes into account the unique experiences of trans people on the spectrum. Written by a therapist who identifies as neuroqueer, this book is the perfect companion for professionals who want to increase their knowledge of the experiences and needs of their trans autistic clients." - GOOGLE BOOKS
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Autistic and transgender -- Recognizing an autistic transgender person -- The inside experience of being trans and autistic -- Working with trauma and minority stress -- Working with connection, attachment and relationships -- Working with families -- Health care issues -- Navigating the cisgender neurotypical world -- Crisis interventions and preparing for crises -- Looking forward -- Neuroqueer Survey -- References -- Glossary.

"Providing advice on how professionals working with autistic trans youth and adults can tailor their practice to best serve their clients and how parents can support their trans autistic children, this book increases awareness of the large overlap between trans identities and autism. By including chapters on gender diversity basics, neuroqueer trauma and how to support neuroqueer individuals, this book sets out strategies for creating more effective support that takes into account the unique experiences of trans people on the spectrum. Written by a therapist who identifies as neuroqueer, this book is the perfect companion for professionals who want to increase their knowledge of the experiences and needs of their trans autistic clients." - GOOGLE BOOKS

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