At age two, Jake Barnett was diagnosed with autism and his future was unclear. Now at age 13, Jake is a college sophomore and a math and science prodigy. Jake says his autism is key to his success. Morley Safer reports.
The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism (Book by Jake’s mother)
“It seems that for success in science or art a dash of autism is essential.” – Hans Asperger
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