Tech Giant Sees 'Competitive Advantage' in Autistic Workforce - ABC News
I applaud them for what they are doing. But they are obviously referring to "higher functioning" autistic's, those with verbal and written skills. What they say about "Children With Autism 'Fall Off the Cliff' After Graduation" is completely true and a social tragedy. It really shows how much our society despises having autistic people in their midst. Until the age of 21, the public school system is forced to deal with them as children. Once they graduate from high school, it's completely at the discretion of who is funding the program as to whether that autistic child get the service. In many cases, they choose not to give the service at all. It's almost criminal.