Susan Fletcher-Watson says on-screen autistic characters may reinforce stereotypes

Press/Media: Research

Period11 Sep 2017 → 11 Sep 2017

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleBig Bang Sheldon Cooper is 'typical' of autistic portrayal in films
    Media name/outletThe Herald Scotland
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/09/17
    DescriptionDr Sue Fletcher-Watson comments on the portrayal of autism on screen.
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleAutistic characters 'do not reflect life'
    Media name/outletThe Metro
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleAutism on screen relies on stereotype
    Media name/outletThe Herald
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleBig Bang's Sheldon not reflective of true autism
    Media name/outletScottish Daily Mail
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleCall for autism to be better represented
    Media name/outletThe National
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitlePortrayals of autistic people are sterotyped
    Media name/outletWestern Morning News
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitlePortrayal of autism is stereotyped
    Media name/outletThe Evening News
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleFictional autism characters 'stereotyped'
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletCourier Mail
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson
  • TitleAround one third of people with Autism have an intellectual disability.
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMedIndia
    Date11/09/17
    PersonsSue Fletcher-Watson