My experience raising a gender non-conforming and unbelievably amazing little boy, along with his equally awesome and often very feisty little sister! Whether you call it gender variant, gender non-conforming, Gender Dysphoria or Gender Identity Disorder (G.I.D), for me it’s all the same… My boy is free to express himself however he chooses and we… read more »
Princess_Boys_Parents_experience_2012_final_report(1) This research report details the findings of a project undertaken with parents of gender independent children. The parent study took place under the auspices of a larger project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Knowledge Development Grant (Manning, Meyer, Pullen Sansfaçon, 2011-2013).
A great video featured on CTV, interviewing Wren Kauffman, a young transgender male, as well as Kristopher Wells from the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies. They offer advice for parents on gender identities in children.
Mental Health Advocacy Coaching: Short term coaching to support clients in researching and following up on mental health care options. Anti-Bullying Advocacy Coaching: Working with parents of bullied kids to figure out what makes the most sense for their child and their family. I also bring an awareness of the ways in which issues like… read more »
Liam Snowdon provides support to children, teens and their families on their gender journeys. Liam has been working with a variety of children and youth since 1990 in many capacities. We also provide education to school districts, in classrooms and for other systems that children interact with. We are also open to starting support and… read more »
Family Services York Region (FSYR) offers individual, couple, family, and group counselling at our 5 offices across York Region as well as online. Fees are assessed on a sliding scale according to the individual’s income and ability to pay. No one is turned away because of inability to pay. FSYR hosts the York Rainbow Network… read more »
I have been working with transgender children and youth for more than 15 years. I am one of the qualified assessors for their readiness to transition. I currently run 2 trans youth groups and a parents group. I have also worked with different ethnic groups addressing transgender related concerns. I am also an author of… read more »
The aim of this report is to provide preliminary data on the health impacts of parental support for trans (transgender or transsexual) youth aged 16 to 24 in Ontario.
Summary: Transgender people are those who may act, feel, or view their gender identity differently than the way society expects males and females to be. It is a neurodevelopmental condition that is “hard-wired” into the brain which means that they do not choose to be this way. And as one would support anyone else with… read more »
The GDAAY team offers coordinated and integrated care for youth along the spectrum of gender dysphoria. We provide youth and their families with supportive services including assessment and treatment. The assessment process includes: • A direct phone call from a GDAAY team member to get some information about the youth and their gender dysphoria. •… read more »