I think that autistic brains tend to be specialized brains. Autistic people tend to be less social. It takes a ton of processor space in the brain to have all the social circuits.
I know a number of autistic adults that are doing extremely well on Prozac.
Research has shown that a barren environment is much more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals. It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
My grandfather was an engineer who invented the automatic pilot for airplanes.
Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it.