Who has excellent memory and strong attention to detail

[Wired | September 2009 | Drake Bennett | 12 Shocking Ideas That Could Change the World – Recruit People with Autism]

In Sonne’s native Denmark, as elsewhere, autistics are typically considered unemployable. But Sonne worked in IT, a field more suited to people with autism and related conditions like Asperger’s syndrome. “As a general view, they have excellent memory and strong attention to detail. They are persistent and good at following structures and routines,” he says. In other words, they’re born software engineers.

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