Yesterday the new ABC drama The Good Doctor premiered. I have had my concerns about the show ever since I first saw the trailer in May. All of my concerns have now been validated. The show's portrayal of autism is deeply stereotypical and like so many portrayals of autism centres around an essentially magical autistic … Continue reading The Good Doctor Lives Up to Expectations as Stereotypical Inspiration Porn
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But You Haven’t Seen it Yet: Why Critiquing Marketing of Future Portrayals of Disability is Important
Image Description: Promotional poster for the upcoming ABC show The Good Doctor. The title appears in blue over a grainy black and white image of half of series star Freddie Highmore's face (he is a young white man with dark hair). In contrast to the black and white, his eyes are a vibrant blue. Yesterday, … Continue reading But You Haven’t Seen it Yet: Why Critiquing Marketing of Future Portrayals of Disability is Important
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