Now here’s a creative solution: hiring people with autism to perform certain data management and other detail-oriented jobs. Why? Certain individuals with this developmental disorder are particularly well-suited for such tasks, often excelling at them. Their remarkable attributes and skills can include an outstanding memory or eye for detail, a structured way of working, thinking out of the box and […]

Marie Trempe: Devoted Mother, Autism Education Trailblazer Tony Attwood, author of The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome, believed that individuals with Asperger’s represent “bright threads on the rich tapestry of life.” Applying these bright threads to tapestries can result in works of art that stand out from the rest; however, properly applying these threads is […]