autismA company that only employs people with autism is changing attitudes towards autistic workers:

“At the outset, it was Thorkil’s aim to persuade Danish tech companies to hire his autistic employees. Now he wants all kinds of companies, all over the world, to learn from what Speecialisterne is doing. He figures that if he is successful, then maybe a national railway will consider hiring a candidate as seemingly unlikely as his son, as long as he has the right skills.”

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Gareth Cook is a Pulitzer Prize winner, a columnist for The Boston Globe and editor of ‘‘Best American Infographics’’ (fall 2013).