TV has come a long way in depicting characters with autism, but not far enough

September 14 2017 – 12:00AM

It’s time to forget Dustin Hoffman’s Oscar-winning role in Rain Man and embrace the more nuanced depictions of autism in recent TV shows.

Darren Devlyn, Fiona Sharkie

For too long, Dustin Hoffman’s Oscar-winning portrayal of Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man was the only touchstone

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