Can fictional characters be Autistic?

Original Source: The Telegraph Author: Kimberly Gillan; Approving editor: Rory Kinsella Sherlock Holmes’s attention to detail, focus and lack of understanding of social cues could make him one of the most famous fictional characters with autism, according to a leading UK autism organisation. The National Autistic Society (NAS) also said Saga Noren on The Bridge, as well as…

This Artist Uses Emoji to Explore Empathy, Autism, and How We Connect

Article by Devon Maloney, for Wired.com   Every emoji user has at some time argued about the meaning of at least one character. Is that grimacing face gritting its teeth in pain, or merely smiling hugely? Is that red-faced demonic dude furious, or pouting? Like any digital communication, the 14-year-old pictorial language has more than a few…