Category Archives: Known autists

Autistic teenager tipped for Nobel Prize

A teenager who was diagnosed with autism and told he would never be able to read has been tipped as a future Nobel prize winner. Jacob Barnett, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at two years old, is … Continue reading

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Rubik’s Cube No Match For Boy With Autism

Doctors recommended that Max Park, 10, try playing with a Rubik’s Cube to improve his fine motor skills. Little did they know the boy with autism would become one of the world’s best. Today, just a few years after he … Continue reading

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Autistic Superstars on BBC

Autistic Superstars on BBC    Essential moments of the show A blind severely autistic man, Derek, is known as the Human ipod. By the age of four his family realised that after hearing a song only once he could play … Continue reading

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