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The Intersection of Neurodivergence and Gender Diversity

Gender Diversity & Neurodiversity: A Pride Month Exploration
Celebrate neurodiversity & gender identities beyond the binary this Pride Month!

What is gender diversity? It’s the spectrum of gender expression, including trans, non-binary, & more.

The surprising connection? Studies show a link between neurodivergence (like autism) & gender diversity.

Why? Theories suggest brain similarities or how neurodivergent people approach social norms (including gender).

Neuroqueer Theory by Dr. Nick Walker explores how neurodivergent people challenge expectations around both neurotypicality & heteronormativity.

Mental health matters! Both communities face higher risks of mental health challenges.

There’s hope! Support & awareness are growing.

Learn more about resources!

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