Musings on if to tell my work about my Asperger's/Autism...
Tag: Actually Autistic
Balancing anxieties in my new job.
I never intended to review this show. I wasn't watching it for the Autism portrayal, I could tell from the trailer it would be a fairly run-of-the-mill medical drama about a weird-but-genius-doctor vs the establishment. But the main actor is cute. Within about ten minutes I saw things that I found insulting, and they continued to mount over the next few episodes.
I wrote a piece recently about Grey's Anatomy portrayal of an Autistic character but now I wanted to share a headcanon I have about another character on the show: Cristina Yang.
Days like this make more sense now.
Weird thing happening right now: I am simultaneously very happy and excited and very depressed.
So me and my other half are rewatching Grey's Anatomy, and we've reached the point in season five where Dr Dixon, an autistic surgeon, makes an appearance...