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Just removed two examples. Since I accidentally didn't say why, I'll do so here;
Does anyone think we should maybe address "Hollywood Aspergers" or how portrayals of higher-functioning varieties of autism follow certain patterns in the media? It's becoming increasingly more common to show people who are on the autism spectrum who can lead normal lives, but there are still some common misconceptions about it. It follows some of the same patterns as the issues here (usually white, always male, always straight or asexual) but there are some distinct stereotypes of Aspergers as well: like, a nerd in some technical field who is successful due to an absorption in minutia. There are other issues with Aspergers, like some of the issues with executive functioning and sound-sensitivity, that are almost never addressed (particularly with executive functioning - Aspies in popular culture are often shown as extremely organized and on-top-of things).
Donít forget antisocial behavior.
Ya almost had me until "Aspie"
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How well does it match the trope?