Prerequisite: 2SLGBTQ Foundations course. Additionally, RHO strongly recommends learners attend our Trans 101 courses prior to taking this course or have equivalent education or clinical experience. This course requires learners to be well-versed in trans and non-binary identities either through education or equivalent experience. 

Duration: 4 hours 

Content Level: Intermediate

Mainpro+ Certification: None

Target Audience: Health care and social service providers

Fee: CAN $50 

IMPORTANT: There is NO refund or exchange for cancellations. 


Intermediate counselling module for health care and social service practitioners with little or no experience working with autistic clients who identify as trans or non-binary.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain autism from a neurodiverse perspective.
  • Recognize how cisnormativity and neuro-normativity influences health care and health care access.
  • Identify social determinants of health in relation to the intersection of autism and trans and non-binary identities.
  • Identify how neuro-normativity creates and sustains barriers for autistic people trying to access transition-related health care.
  • Provide trans-positive health care in the context of interpersonal and systemic discrimination towards autistic people.

Please note that capacity is limited to 35 learners per session to ensure a good learning environment.

2024 sessions:

May 27, 2024, from 1 pm (EST) to 5 pm (EST)