Title

Tran*gender Considerations: Identity and Diagnosis

Date

5-26-2016 1:45 PM

End Time

26-5-2016 2:00 PM

Location

WUC Santiam Room

Department

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies

Session Chair

Michael Olivier

Session Title

Topics in American Sign Language, Interpreting, Deaf Education, and Mental Health

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Denise Thew-Hackett

Abstract

This presentation explores the implications of a Gender Dysphonia (GD) diagnosis for a person who identifies as Trans*gender. The information will explore the way identity may overlap or conflict with a GD diagnosis. Additionally, the presentation aims to examine potential benefits and drawbacks of a diagnostic label for students, employees, and minors.

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May 26th, 1:45 PM May 26th, 2:00 PM

Tran*gender Considerations: Identity and Diagnosis

WUC Santiam Room

This presentation explores the implications of a Gender Dysphonia (GD) diagnosis for a person who identifies as Trans*gender. The information will explore the way identity may overlap or conflict with a GD diagnosis. Additionally, the presentation aims to examine potential benefits and drawbacks of a diagnostic label for students, employees, and minors.