Sam is a Day One survivor in Sydney. She is the teen daughter of Dr. Christian Stamm. Sam is an idiot savant. She does not speak. She is super sensory aware and develops a close relationship or understanding of the Sentient. She is even mistaken for one of them.
Parts of the Brain Affected by Autism (graphic). this is not a small change to brain chemistry or merely a chemical variation. Autism is a substantial change in brain formation that offers gifts and challenges.