A few weeks ago, I discussed some helpful tips on successfully portraying an autistic character. In that article, I mentioned characters like Sheldon Cooper, who aren’t stated to be autistic but who are coded as such. Since there were some comments about this, in this … read more »
Juliette L. Dunn is the author of science fantasy stories full of weird creatures, implausible science, and social resistance. She was born and currently lives in Oregon, USA, where she spends her free time writing, reading, and cuddling her pet rats.
In my search for good representation of autistic people, such as myself, I have run into many clichés and stereotypes. This is disappointing, since we could really use some positive portrayals. So, in this article, I break down six things you should know in order … read more »