Company Hires Adults With Asperger's To Test Software

Asperitech company uses adults with Aspergers to software test
Asperitech company uses adults with Aspergers to software test

By Carla K. Johnson

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) -- The software testers at Aspiritech are a collection of characters. Katie Levin talks nonstop. Brian Tozzo hates driving. Jamie Specht is bothered by bright lights, vacuum cleaners and the feel of carpeting against her skin. Rider Hallenstein draws cartoons of himself as a DeLorean sports car. Rick Alexander finds it unnerving to sit near other people.