Not really a surprise or even a surprising figure to have 100 of Britains 5000 spies on the spectrum, meaning dyslexic, dyspraxic, Asperger, Autistic. Who else is great at breaking codes? finding solutions outside the box? coming up with a different way of viewing an old situation?
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I spy with my little eye
This story has just recently been revived, as a new film is about to be released starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, a gifted dyslexic code-breaker who played a pivotal role cracking German military code during the Second World War.