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Our ASCV conference, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, will be held this Fall as a weekly virtual conference series! Join us for nine weekly presentations and additional on-demand sessions, Individual IEP Consultations with PEATC, 1:1 Waiver Mentor Meetings with our Information & Referral Specialist and Virginia Medicaid Waiver Mentor, Bradford Hulcher, and an On-Demand Exhibitor Fair.  Register now at www.ascv.org/conference!

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If you missed Dr. Jed Baker’s or Dr. John Strang’s sessions, click on the dates at the top of the page, under the "Speakers" link. Click on the session link to watch the recording.
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Tuesday, October 27 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Intersection of Autism and Transgender, Gender Nonbinary, and Gender Diverse Identities

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Dr. Strang will present on the co-occurrence of autism spectrum disorder and gender diversity. He will discuss gender diversity in general, and then focus on the common overlap between transgender identity and autism spectrum disorder. His talk is designed for providers, families, and advocates. He will include a summary of what research tells us about the gender-diversity and autism co-occurrence and he will also provide practical information on how to support autistic gender-exploring young people. His talk will feature inspiring life-stories autistic transgender self-advocates.

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John Strang, Psy.D.

Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Children's National Hospital in Washington DC, Founder and Director of the Gender and Autism Program
John Strang, Psy.D., pediatric neuropsychologist at Children's National Hospital in Washington DC, specializes in the care of neurodiverse gender-diverse youth. He is the founder and Director of the Gender and Autism Program, the first multidisciplinary clinical program for gender-diverse... Read More →

Tuesday October 27, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
Live Zoom Presentation