Sexuality, Gender Identity, and Consent in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Friday, November 30th from 12pm - 1pm
On November 30th from 12 pm to 1 pm, join Jonathan Leef for a discussion about the current research on gender identity and sexuality in autism. This webinar will focus on issues of capacity and consent, gender identity, and sexuality. Our hope is that this webinar will help to destigmatize these issues for parents and clinicians. 
 
This webinar will be presented in English but supporting documentation is available in French.
Jonathan Leef M.A. (Ph.D. Candidate) is completing his final year of training to be a clinical psychologist, and is currently a doctoral candidate in the School and Clinical Child Psychology Program (SCCP) at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). He has been working with children and youth with ASD and their families since 2002, through the Hospital for Sick Children’s Autism Research Unit, the Child, Youth and Family Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and through Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where he is also a senior research coordinator in the Autism Research Centre. Jonathan recently defended his doctoral dissertation, which explored the relationships between gender dysphoria and ASD in children.
 
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