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AUCD: Poster Symposium 3B: Diversity Topics: Supporting Transgender Patients with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities


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Sarah Girresch-Ward, Ph.D.,
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND


This poster presentation will share the results of a LEND research project aimed to improve medical and mental health care experiences for transgender patients with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Specifically, this presentation will highlight the researchers� efforts to understand gender identity data collected in the electronic medical record, the prevalence of gender variance among patients with neurodevelopmental disabilities, and comfort and knowledge levels among care providers working with this unique population.

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