I found this material on Asperger'sChloe Veltman considers the latest in a run of Aspergerís-centric movies from Hollywood:
"Aspergerís syndrome has become a pop-culture fetish lately. The hazily understood autism spectrum disorder has become a common plot device in such television shows as House, Bones, and Law & Order. The protagonists of Mark Haddonís 2003 novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time and Stieg Larssonís thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2008) are affected by the syndrome. It is the subject of a slew of new non-fiction titles including 22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man With Aspergerís by Rudy Simone, The Love-Shy Survival Guide by Talmer Shockley, and Christopher Babcockís The Imprinted Brain. Hollywood has also picked up on the trend with a growing pile of Aspergerís-centric films including 2005ís Mozart and the Whale, which stars Josh Hartnett and Radha Mitchell as two Aspergerís syndrome sufferers, and the recent animated feature Mary and Max, centering on the relationship between a middle-aged New Yorker with Ö "http://www.baycitizen.org/profiles/chloe-veltman/Chloe Veltman
is a Bay Area culture correspondent for The Bay Citizen. She has worked as both a staff reporter for The Daily Telegraph and as a freelance writer, her articles appearing on both sides of the Atlantic in such publications as The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Gramophone Magazine, Angeleno Magazine, Dwell, The Believer, BBC Classical Music Magazine and SF Weekly, where she served as chief theatre critic for five years.