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The Conversation: "With a limited on-screen presence, autistic characters have emerged in another medium: fan fiction" by Rebecca Black and Jonathan Alexander

As scholars of fan fiction and young adult literature, we started noticing how some fan fiction authors were incorporating autism into their stories – sometimes through new characters and other times by rewriting existing ones. Since then we’ve been collecting and analyzing fan fictions in which young writers have created characters with autism.

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