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Autistic adults hyperfocus to help analyze big data for a U.S. spy agency

Autistic young adults have one of the lowest rates of employment among the disabled population, leading many parents to worry that their children — who often are high-functioning — may not find meaningful work. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge found one program that's tapped into their unique skills to serve their country in the intelligence field.
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