Is Orlando An Acquired Savant?

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Savants are individuals who have notable inventive or intellectual skills although they may possess severe mental or physical inability. Orlando Serrell is a 10-year-old boy who developed a mysterious skill to perform complicated mathematical calculations. Orlando was hit on the left side of his head while he was playing baseball with his friends. Ever since his accident, Orlando is just not able to perform the complex mathematical calculations, but he is also able to remind the weather, his location, and what he does each day. Therefore, researchers consider Orlando an acquired savant because of his extraordinary abilities. The Wisconsin psychiatrist Darold Treffert has recorded 330 from all over the world, and only 30 of them are acquired
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