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20 Fast Facts About Autism

16. Just because someone lives with autism doesn't mean they can't accomplish great things

Striking characteristics of child prodigies are found in many individuals with autism. However, the difficulty lies in separating gift from diagnosis.

Micah Miner, a gymnast, is one such example of an autistic and gifted young boy. By the time he was 9 years old, Miner competed in the gymnastics National Championship for the third time. It has allowed him to get out of his comfort zone and thrive as a social individual.