The connection between autism and IT is a simple fact of life that likely comes as no surprise to anyone who has spent a career in, or covering, this field. It’s a fact that begs a couple of intriguing questions: Why is this the case? And should we think of autism as a liability—or as an asset?
In part one of a two-part feature, writer Don Tennant speaks with Dr. Ellis Crasnow, director of STEM³ Academy, on why a relatively high percentage of people with some form of autism pursue careers in IT.
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