Gender Identity and Autism
This online article discusses gender identity in people with autism. Studies have found people with autism have a higher rate of gender dysphoria or gender variance.
Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]
This online article is in English
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