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Leading Psychologist Says Children ‘Diagnosed Transgender’ May Actually Have Autism


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*Well?this?assessment is sure to turn some heads. I’m already confused. I’ve actually worked with children who have autism, but I don’t know much about the transgender community. Even so, I wonder what the heck the two have to do with each other. A leading psychologist thinks he has stumbled upon something.

Youngsters who believe they were born in the wrong body are seven times more likely than others to be on the autistic spectrum, said Canadian child psychologist, Kenneth Zucker.

The autistic trait of ?fixating? on subjects could convince children they are the wrong sex, he added. Continue reading