Aspergers on TV

I'm sure you already know about Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, Max Braverman from Parenthood, Abed on Community, Boston Legal's Jerry, Sonya Cross from The Bridge, and a number of other TV characters with Aspergers. John Elder Robison has written a great article about TV's outing of Aspergers, and with the new DSM-5 removing Aspergers as a separate diagnosis, the potential implications for on screen characters.

It's well worth a read:

http://www.vulture.com/2013/07/aspergers-tv-the-bridge-diane-kruger-sheldon-cooper.html