“Yes he has autism, but he also has genuis level skills in several areas, he has almost perfect recall, he has spacial intelligence and he sees things and analysis things in ways that are just remarkable… in ways that we can’t even begin to understand. Those are assets, undeniable assets for any doctor, particularly a surgeon”.
The Good Doctor is an American medical drama available on Amazon Video Prime. It highlights many problems that are faced by autistic people everywhere and shows that with the right encouragement and direction autistic people are capable of great things.
UK Autistic firmly believe that an autistic person’s limitations do not have to be what they or others think that they are. Many autistic people have special talents which when allowed to flourish can enrich our society in ways neuro-typical people simply cannot.
It is our job as their loved ones and carers to help them shine.