Autism can manifest itself in many negative ways. Many autistic people have issues with communication, speaking, and comprehension. However, autistic people’s brains aren’t worse than non-autistic people, they’re just different.
A university professor knew this well when she brought her 11 year old autistic son into her classroom. The students were skeptical and perhaps a bit confused at first, but what he did blew them away!
This is doubly impressive due to the fact that most full grown adults couldn’t draw a full world map without a cheat sheet. Autistic people often have very literal and photographic memories that the rest of us don’t. This 11 year old is a good example of the capabilities of autistic people.