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John Strang

Pediatric neuropsychologist, Children’s National Hospital

John Strang is a pediatric neuropsychologist and director of the Gender and Autism Program at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders with the Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C.

November 2018
illustration shows figure with many different colors and shapes indicating fluidity of identity.

Why we need to respect sexual orientation, gender diversity in autism

by  /  27 November 2018

Autistic people with a minority sexual orientation or gender identity face specific challenges, from having their self-assessments dismissed to difficulties advocating for their gender needs.