Friday, January 13, 2017

Children who think they are transgender 'could have autism' and are 'fixating' on their sex, says expert



Children facing hormone treatment after being diagnosed as transgender could in fact be autistic, according to a leading psychologist. Youngsters who believe they were born in the wrong body are seven times more likely than others to be on the autistic spectrum, said Dr Kenneth Zucker. The autistic trait of ‘fixating’ on subjects could convince children they are the wrong sex, he added.

Dr Zucker was speaking after losing his job amid claims that he was trying to ‘cure’ children by questioning why they become gender-confused.

Continued @ dailymail.co.uk

Via: Peter Fugelsang

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