“Autism’s Hidden Gifts” by Olga Khazan

There’s a popular misconception that autistic people are either anti-social tech geniuses or Rain Man-like savants. But research is increasingly showing that even “low-functioning” autistic people might be smarter than neurotypical people in certain ways.

Read this article published this morning in The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/autism-hidden-advantages/406180/

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