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Boy with autism the youngest to attend oxford university at age 6

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JOSHUA BECKFORD, AGE 13, FUTURE DOCTOR: “I WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD”

Living with high-functioning autism, Joshua Beckford, the child prodigy from Tottenham was, at the age of six, the youngest person ever to attend the prestigious Oxford University.  

He received a certificate of excellence after getting distinctions in all his courses which were part of an online learning platform for gifted children. Now 13 years old, the young scholar who has dreams of becoming a neurosurgeon was recently listed in the top 30 most remarkable people in the world with Autism who have impacted society.