My wife, Karen, is a brilliant and gifted psychologist. Over the years I have learned a great deal about autism, and in the process shed many misconceptions.
This entry from the IDF Blog highlights how the Jewish state gives responsibility to those on the spectrum with some of the most important and sensitive military intelligence.
The IDF is a multifaceted body, with various units and teams that are highly classified and specialized. One such example is a team within the Intelligence Corps’ Unit 9900: the soldiers that serve in the unique “Roim Rachok” (RR) Program – Hebrew for far beyond horizons. The soldiers are some of IDF’s most valued, and each and every one of them is on the autism spectrum.