“It’s natural and healthy for children, teens, and young adults to explore gender identity along with other aspects of identity. When the child has ADHD, the unique facets of this condition can influence that process. Here, understand the intersection of neurodiversity and gender diversity, and how a family’s support is critical.
“There is nothing short of a cultural revolution taking place as today’s youth challenge long-held notions of gender and work to express their authentic selves. Simply put, the discussion around gender identity is no longer a taboo topic – and thank goodness. Simultaneously, many adult caregivers are left scratching their heads and playing catch-up, wondering how to understand and address the changing gender landscape to best support their children, teens, and young adults.”
“When Children with ADHD Explore Gender Identity: A Guide for Parents”
Article by Dr. Sharon Saline on ADDitude.com
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