Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
Welcome to the webpage of the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Outreach Committee (BIPOC) of xMinds. The BIPOC Committee strives to provide families of color in Montgomery County better access to the resources offered by xMinds.
Please note that inclusion of any organizations or resources on this page does not constitute an endorsement by xMinds.
Under-Identification and Delayed DiagnosisHistorically, a lower prevalence of autism has been shown among the BIPOC population. Researchers have long suspected that this is due to disparities in identification, rather than true differences in prevalence.
Disparities in DisciplineSpecial needs students in the BIPOC community have elevated suspension and seclusion rates.
Advocacy and Facilitation