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Trans adults more likely to be autistic, researchers find | News | The Times

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are more likely to have autism diagnosed, a Cambridge University study has found.The research shows that people whose gender identity does not correspond to the sex they were assigned at birth are three to six times more likely to be diagnosed as autistic than those whose gender identity matches. […] Source: […]

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Products: Disability Portrayal Issues/Media | Research & Training Center on Independent Living

Disability Portrayal Issues/Media July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The 9th edition of Guidelines: How to Write about People with Disabilities celebrates this landmark legislation and reaffirms our commitment to its principles. First published in 1984, the Guidelines brochure has become a classic on person-first language. It reflects input from more than […]

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Transgender, gender-diverse adults more likely to be Autistic 

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than cisgender adults, according to research published in Nature Communications. ++++++++++++++++ Transgender and gender-diverse adults are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than cisgender adults, according to research published in Nature Communications. “This finding, using large datasets, confirms that the co-occurrence between being […]

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Transgender adults up to six times more likely to be autistic, Cambridge University study reveals

The team said their work, published in Nature Communications, confirms previous smaller scale studies from clinics, writes Paul Gallagher   Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as people whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth, known as cisgender, to be diagnosed as autistic according to a study. […]

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Oralism in the Deaf and Autistic Communities | Fierce Autie

  As a Hard of Hearing autistic adult, I think about this often. There are many overlaps in the autistic and Deaf communities. There are different sensory, diagnosis, difficulties and therapy experiences. There is certainly an overlap of experiences and history. Having experiences from both communities is a truly unique experience. Combining the Deaf and […]

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Finding Cooper’s Voice is a sick joke. This isn’t Cooper’s Voice, this is his mother’s voice. 100% | Parenting Through The Fog

  If I ever start talking about my children like this somebody please slap the ever loving shit out of me. Calling this page Finding Cooper’s Voice is a sick joke. This isn’t Cooper’s Voice, this is his mother’s voice. 100%. That page has always been about her. Video after video, post after post, her […]

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Love on the Spectrum Netflix review – Autism dating show

MARIANNE ELOISE AUG 5, 2020 I spent most of my life, until my mid-20s, believing I was unlovable. Many of the relationships I have had, both romantic and platonic, have broken down without warning, leaving me alone to assume that I’ve broken some social code that others understand instinctively. Without clarity, I could never possibly atone. So I internalised […]