Join Dr Kate Cooper for a deep dive into the intersection of autism and gender dysphoria. Watch this webinar for an understanding of how challenges with communication, dealing with change, and identity can affect an autistic young person experiencing gender dysphoria. There are lots of practical tips for support: how to approach this with kindness and curiosity, and how to empower parents in helping their children.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks with Bennie Kara, deputy headteacher, author and speaker on diversity in the curriculum and school environment. Bennie shares her wealth of expertise on how schools can build an inclusive school culture, talks about the importance of language and outlines some key terminology that all educators and parents should be aware of.
In this interview, Dr Weston talks with Professor Christia Spears Brown about the impact of bias, particularly in the context of race and gender. They discuss how to identify our own implicit biases, outline practical strategies for reducing levels of bias in the home and consider how to protect young people at risk of being targeted by bias.
Gender equality experts, Lifting Limits, explain why exposing children to literature that does not present harmful gender stereotypes. Featuring their top books for children of primary age and younger, they also include some tips on how to evaluate whether or not you are reading representative texts with your children.
In this video, Dr Weston is joined by Kirsty Ruthven, Head of Education at gender equality charity, Lifting Limits. Kirsty describes just how pervasive and just how problematic gender stereotypes are for our children’s outcomes and outlines key advice for how we can challenge them at home and at school.
What small things can families do to support big changes around gender equality? We’ve teamed up with experts Lifting Limits to find out their top tips.
Now more than ever, all young people need access to high quality literature featuring inspirational girls and women. This list of books should give you some appropriate texts to try. Like all our resources, it gets frequently updated and revised.