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RCC 100: Create with Me: Theatre and Autism

An introduction to resources around the intersection of theatre and autism.

What You Will Learn Today


  1. How to appreciate the nuances of discussions about autism and identity.
  2. How to find library about autism in the behavioral sciences (such as Psychology) and theater. 
  3. Who can help you at Olin Library.

Keep in Mind: Many Autism-Related Terms

  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • ASD
  • Asperger Syndrome (historic)
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Intellectual disability/ies
  • Person with autism
  • Autistic person

Sesame Street: Julia's Haircut (Autistic Muppet)

Selected Resources: Autism Advocacy and Identity

Find Books, Films, and More

Search the Olin Library catalog


Find Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Selected Resources for Your Class