A long time ago, someone told me that having a diagnosis of autism included everyone from Rainman to 1/2 the engineers working for Microsoft.  There are an awful lot of smart, creative researchers who have a touch of the “aut”.  I know that we’ve done away with Aspergers as a high functioning form of autism, it’s all just the spectrum now.   But we need to do more and reach out to the high functioning members of the spectrum.  Their lives have such potential.  And to that, here’s an atricle from todays’s WSJ about a yound lady in Pennsylvania who embodies that:

Diagnosed With Autism at 21—and OK With It – WSJ