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Our Autism Representation Sucks – The Observer

When you imagine an autistic person, whom do you picture? Maybe you immediately visualize a nerdy, socially inept teenager. He doesn’t make eye contact when he speaks, aces all his biochemistry exams and wears the same roomy sweatshirt everyday. Or perhaps you automatically and subconsciously reference Sheldon Cooper from “The Big Bang Theory,” or the mathematical savant Raymond from the film “Rain Man.”

Source: Our Autism Representation Sucks – The Observer

By Eve Reiland

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