Assignment: Reaction to a Media Story about Autism
You will write a two-to-three-page reaction paper to a depiction of autism in TV, on the radio, or in print. Discuss the extent to which the depiction is accurate, misleading, etc. Discuss any myths and misconceptions of autism that are evident. Discuss any positive or negative impact it could have for the autism community.
Media Reaction Paper Rubric
MEDIA REACTION IS DUE AT THE END OF WEEK 5
Following is a link to a number of movies which include portrayals of autism – any of these would be appropriate for your paper as well as television shows, series, etc.