Autism in Media: Fantasy vs. Reality

Over the last several years, we’ve seen growing awareness of autism spectrum disorder and increased media representation in video games, comics, television, and film. Portrayals range from non-verbal savants to simply quirky. But what’s real and what’s fiction? Can you accurately and respectfully portray something so multifaceted? Join Take This and our panel of mental health experts, creators, and autism activists as we discuss all this and more.

Panelists

Doctor B [Clinical Director, Take This], Ryan Kelly, PhD [Co-founder, G33ks Like Us], Anthony Bean, PhD [Executive Director, Telos Project], Shawna Spain [SW QA Manager, Large Tech Company]