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Tech firms woo US autistic coders to test software

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SAP, the German software maker, has hired 53 workers worldwide since 2012 through its Autism at Work programme.

Portland

DAVID McNabb graduated from college with a computer science degree in 2001 yet never found a job in his field or any field, failing at interview after interview.

Those meetings with prospective employers "were definitely a large stumbling block," said Mr McNabb, 36, who