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They Thought It Was an Obsession: Trajectories and Perspectives of Autistic Transgender and Gender-Diverse Adolescents'

Monday, October 15 -

Sponsored by: Gender and Autism Program at Children's National Medical Center

A new study, "They Thought It Was an Obsession": Trajectories and Perspectives of Autistic Transgender and Gender-Diverse Adolescents", featured in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, was led by Dr. John Strang, director of the Gender and Autism Program at Children's National. The study followed 22 autistic transgender teens over nearly two years. It is the first study of its kind to track and follow up with this many youth with the co-occurrence over a significant period of time.

To learn more about this work:
Read the press release.
Read the article.


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