RESOURCES: Being an Effective Advocate For Your Child
How do you go about making sure your transgender child is accepted? Here are some effective guidelines as to how to proceed. Here’s a basic checklist for being an effective advocate for your child"
Create a Safe Folder using TYFA’s guidelines (link)
Practice being an effective advocate
Do your research!
Practice, practice, practice!
Decide whether to disclose in writing or in person or both.
Use and share the following TYFA documents:
Use TYFA’s authorization form (PDF) for anyone who may need to share information about your child. (Healthcare professionals, school administrators, TYFA, etc.)
If you have questions or need further information, contact us.