Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary People with Disabilities or Illnesses

Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary People with Disabilities or Illnesses

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A Good Practice Guide for Health and Care Provision

by Jennie Kermode

By drawing on the experience of trans people who are affected by physical disability, chronic illness and mental illness, this book provides best practice in approaches to health and care policy.

Suggesting solutions to areas where understanding and care provision is poor, Kermode gives advice on topics such as transitioning with a disability, sex-specific service provision and fertility and reproduction. The book also examines how health and care professionals can adapt to cater for transgender and non-binary people's needs and can support those who must use health services due to their condition.

Written in an accessible and comprehensive manner, Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary People with Disabilities or Illnesses is an essential guide for practitioners in health and social care positions.

Jennie Kermode MA (hons) MRes is Chair of Trans Media Watch and author of Transgender Employees in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers. She has written for The Independent, The New Statesman, Pink News and New Internationalist. She lives in Paisley, UK.

9781785925412, paperback