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

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References

TitleBig Bang Sheldon Cooper is 'typical' of autistic portrayal in films
Media name/outletThe Herald Scotland
Date of coverage11/09/17
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TitleAutistic characters 'do not reflect life'
Media name/outletThe Metro
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitleAutism on screen relies on stereotype
Media name/outletThe Herald
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitleBig Bang's Sheldon not reflective of true autism
Media name/outletScottish Daily Mail
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitleCall for autism to be better represented
Media name/outletThe National
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitlePortrayals of autistic people are sterotyped
Media name/outletWestern Morning News
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitlePortrayal of autism is stereotyped
Media name/outletThe Evening News
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitleFictional autism characters 'stereotyped'
Media name/outletCourier Mail
Date of coverage11/09/17
TitleAround one third of people with Autism have an intellectual disability.
Media name/outletMedIndia
Date of coverage11/09/17

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