If you are a parent raising a child with an intersex condition or disorder of sex development, or if you an adult living with one of these conditions, useful information and resources are available via the following links:
For more information regarding the issues raised in Oprah's show Growing Up Intersex, please visit the Intersex Society of North America. At www.isna.org, you can easily locate a variety of resources, including a suggested reading list and links to an assortment of diagnoses-specific support groups.
Free downloadable copies of a Handbook for Parents are available at http://dsdguidelines.org/.
For more information and peer support regarding Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome and a wide variety of similar conditions affecting sex development (including 5-Alpha Reductase Deficiency, the syndrome referred to in the book, Middlesex), please visit the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group in the U.S. at www.aissgusa.org or the British group's international website at www.aissg.org.
Published on June 05, 2007