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Presenter(s): Susan P. Landon, MA, MFT, Aydin Olson-Kennedy, MSW

Date: August 25, 2017

Time: 10:40 am - 12:10 pm

Room: 606

Conference: Gender Odyssey Seattle

Program: Family

Car Talk

Help!! My child won’t talk to me and it seems like everything I say to them is “wrong.”  Adolescence can be hard—being a transgender adolescent can be even more challenging. And, let’s be honest, being the parent of an adolescent is no cake walk either. Navigating emotionally charged conversations about your child’s gender dysphoria can be difficult. This session’s title references just one of the ways to engage your child in meaningful dialogue. After all, escape is difficult when the vehicle is moving!