The Intersection Between Autism Spectrum Disorder & LGBTQIA+
The Help Group, leaders in the field of nonpublic special education, and Kaleidoscope, a new program by The Help Group that supports neurodivergent and neurotypical LGBTQIA+/Questioning youth, young adults and their families in building healthy relationships, higher resiliency, and critically needed life skills, are excited to host a dedicated webcast covering a unique topic that you won’t want to miss!
We discussed the intersection between Autism Spectrum Disorder and LGBTQIA+, covering the following areas….
- Overview of language/terminology
- What the data tells us about the high degree of intersectionality between ASD and LGBTQIA identities
- What does it mean to be a dual minority
- How to create safe spaces for LGBTQIA autistic folks
Moderator: Jason Bolton, PsyD – VP of Community Partnerships & Admissions
Dr. Laurie Stephens – Sr. Director of ASD & LGBTQ+ Programs
Dr. Sarah Bruce – Help Group Postdoctoral Fellow
About The Help Group’s Kaleidoscope Program Kaleidoscope supports LGBTQIA+/Questioning youth, young adults and their families in building healthy relationships, strong social connections and critically needed life skills. Through high quality, innovative programming, using the latest research and evidence-based programs, our mission is to help each person realize their unique potential and thrive!
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