20+ Inspiring Autism Quotes

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World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on 2nd of April annually to support childrens suffering from autism and their parents.

25 inspiring Autism Quotes and Sayings

“I strongly recommend that students with autism get involved in special interest clubs in some of the areas they naturally excel at. Being with people who share your interests makes socializing easier.” » Temple Grandin

“I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.” » Temple Grandin

“I smile every day watching my own kids grow and blossom, and the more they progress, the stronger an advocate I become for those who don’t have a voice.” » Matt Bentgzen

“Autism is part of who I am.” » Temple Grandin

“I don’t think I have ever been as inspired by any character that I have played. I was deeply moved by Temple’s courage and her resourcefulness.. She is really pioneering in both the world of autism and animal rights. She has encouraged an incredibly positive change in the world.” » Claire Danes

“It is never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum.” » Temple Grandin

“If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.” » Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas

“Autism is part of my child, it’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.” » S.L. Coelho

“Even for parents of children that are not on the spectrum, there is no such thing as a normal child.” » Violet Stevens

“You are the most brave intrepid person I have ever known, and you have dedicated your life to helping those who are misunderstood and underrepresented.” » Claire Danes

“If I did not have my work, I would not have my life.” » Temple Grandin

“I’ve learned that every human being, with or without disabilities, needs to strive to do their best, and by striving for happiness you will arrive at happiness. For us, you see, having autism is normal—so we can’t know for sure what your ‘normal’ is even like. But so long as we can learn to love ourselves, I’m not sure how much it matters whether we’re normal or autistic.” » Naoki Higashida

“The most important thing people did for me was to expose me to new things.” » Temple Grandin

“If I could snap my fingers and be non autistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am.” » Temple Grandin

“I had people in my life who didn’t give up on me: my mother, my aunt, my science teacher. I had one-on-one speech therapy. I had a nanny who spent all day playing turn-taking games with me.” » Temple Grandin

“I see people with Asperger’s syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.” » Tony Attwood

“Social thinking skills must be directly taught to children and adults with ASD. Doing so opens doors of social understandings in all areas of life.” » Temple Grandin

“I am different, not less.” » Temple Grandin

“It does not matter what sixty-six percent of people do in any particular situation. All that matters is what you do.” » John Elder Robison

“There’s a saying within the Asperger community: if you’ve met one person with Asperger’s syndrome, you’ve met one person with Asperger’s syndrome … Within this condition, beneath this label, the variety of personality, of humor, of behavior, is infinite.” » Hugh Dancy

“If people take the time to get to know kids like [my son] Davis, they’ll see that they have so much to offer the community and the world. They’re not unproductive.” » Lisa Pauley

“We have got to work on keeping these children engaged with the world.” » Temple Grandin

“Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It’s that you’re destroying the peg.” » Paul Collins

“My Advice is: You always have to keep persevering.” » Temple Grandin

“Don’t think that there’s a different, better child ‘hiding’ behind the autism. This is your child. Love the child in front of you. Encourage his strengths, celebrate his quirks, and improve his weaknesses, the way you would with any child.” » Claire Scovell LaZebnik

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