Hidden Potential of Autistic kids

All too often people look at autism as a disease rather than as simply a different way to look at the world than that of neurotypicals. There are physical differences in brain structure which aren’t discussed in the article. I think that in the near future there will be better methods of teaching for autistic kids that will allow them to flower as already many of the best and brightest minds in the world today have autism but succeeded despite an inimical environment. Imagine what will happen once autistic kids are encouraged and autistic adults are given empathy and work environments that take advantage of their unique strengths without overly penalizing for their weaknesses.

 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-hidden-potential-of-autistic-kids&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20111130

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