Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

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by Stephanie A. Brill, Rachel Pepper
     
 

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This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. What do you do when your toddler daughter

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This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. What do you do when your toddler daughter’s first sentence is that she’s a boy? What will happen when your preschool son insists on wearing a dress to school? Is this ever just a phase? How can you explain this to your neighbors and family? How can parents advocate for their children in elementary schools? What are the current laws on the rights of transgender children? What do doctors specializing in gender variant children recommend? What do the therapists say? What advice do other families who have trans kids have? What about hormone blockers and surgery? What issues should your college-bound trans child be thinking about when selecting a school? How can I best raise my gender variant or transgender child with love and compassion, even when I barely understand the issues ahead of us? And what is gender, anyway? These questions and more are answered in this book offering a deeper understanding of gender variant and transgender children and teens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573443180
Publisher:
Cleis Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
83,869
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stephanie Brill does an amazing job of detailing so many things that people need to know about gender variant and transgender children. This publication is an excellent tool for anyone who is the educator, medical professional, coach, grandparent, or parent of a transgender child, or for anyone who works with children.
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