The excellent Scandinoir series "The Bridge" features Saga Noren, a brilliant detective widely believed to have a form of Autism.
Saga's idiosyncrasies (including brutal honesty) add fantastic tension to the drama but also send an important message - you can be a high achieving woman with Autism.
An increasing number of women are being diagnosed with Autism, often well into adulthood. This is fascinating when one considers that it was initially thought that conditions such as Asperger's could only occur in men.
"I am a woman, I am articulate, I hold eye contact and have the usual social niceties - autism didn't spring to mind,"