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Atypical Ends With A History Of Uneven Representation


The fourth and final season of Netflix’s Atypical presented a valuable opportunity to assess both how far we’ve progressed when it comes to autistic representation in pop culture, and how far we still have to go.

Sarah wrote about why in an essay for TIME Magazine.

To read the piece go here.

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Atypical, The Good Doctor And Pop Culture’s Use Of Autistic Characters



There’s new tool in the character creation toolbox of film and television writers in 2017 — autism.

Want to make a character a little bit different? Sprinkle some autism on him.

Shows like Atypical and The Good Doctor have done this. They’ve been far from perfect, though.

Sarah explained why in an essay for Electric Lit.

To read more click here.


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