No, autism isn’t a gift—for parents, it’s literal hell The media will have you believe autism is just about being a really smart guy with little to no social skills. It's a lie.

The entertainment industry, allied with know-nothings on social media who will say or retweet anything for a jolt of virtue-dopamine, is advancing a meme best summarized as “autism is a gift.” According to the meme, Sheldon from The Big Bang …