Sigh – person-first language alert. But otherwise, interesting. More to come about this… Give me a few minutes.
Many children with autism have an incredible ability to pick up on minute details within their environment, such as being able to identify dozens of brands of vacuum cleaners from their sound alone or to detect a single book out of place on a bookshelf.
This superior ability to observe details can often come at the expense of being able to integrate those details into a bigger picture. New research suggests that this tendency may be rooted in increased symmetry between the left and right sides of the brain.
Read the full article here: The Brain Difference That Allows People With Autism To Pick Up Tiny Details | The Huffington Post