40 Inspirational Quotes on Autism

September 09, 2020

40 Inspirational Quotes on Autism

40 Inspirational Quotes on Autism

Being on the spectrum or having a loved one on the spectrum can be very hard. We do not understand all the troubles that they are going through on a day to day basis. However these amazing 40 quotes on Autism can throw some light on the unique experience of those on the autism spectrum and the people around them and may be help us understand them a little better.

  • “Kids have to be exposed to different things in order to develop. A child’s not going to find out he likes to play a musical instrument if you never exposed him to it…” - Temple Grandin
  • “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” – Dr. Stephen Shore.
  • “April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Every day should be World Autism Acceptance Day” – Finchley Central Tube Station
  • “Autism is not contagious, but my smile is”
  • “Autism means I miss what others catch, and I catch what others miss.”
  • “What would happen if the autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool? You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave, chatting and socializing and not getting anything done.” – Dr. Temple Grandin
  • “Autism doesn’t have to define a person. Artists with autism are like anyone else. They define themselves through hard work and individuality.”-Adrienne Bailon
  • “I do not suffer from autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me.”
  • “It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of the village.” – Coach Elaine Hall
  • “ [Autism is] appreciating the small things that some people might not understand and that, in itself, can show people the general beauty of things” – IndieAndy
  • “Autistic today. Genius tomorrow.”
  • “Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by.” - Dr. Colin Zimbleman
  • “We are trying to fit in because we have a lot to offer this world” – Autistica
  • “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
  • “Autism is like a rainbow. It has a bright side and a darker side. But every shade is important and beautiful” - Rosie Tennant Doran
  • “I’ve listened enough. It’s time for me to speak, however it may sound. Through an electronic device, my hands, or my mouth. Now it’s your time to listen. Are you ready?” – Neal Katz
  • “Autistic people often have skills that are vital to any business, yet only 16% of autistic adults in the UK are in full-time employment, despite over three quarters wanting to work. Thankfully, progress is being made” – Richard Branson
  • “I am different, not less”-Temple Grandin
  • “When enough people care about autism or diabetes or global warming, it helps everyone, even if only a tiny fraction actively participate.” - Seth Godin
  • “The most interesting people you’ll find are ones that don’t fit into your average cardboard box. They’ll make what they need, they’ll make their own boxes.” -Temple Grandin
  • “I wouldn’t say go out of your way and treat people really different because we’re all people at the end of the day. If you’re a nice person just be nice to everyone” – Niall Aslam
  • “It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.”-Hans Asperger
  • “It’s really cool that everybody’s a little bit different but the same too” – Julia: Sesame Street
  • “Even for parents of children that are not on the spectrum, there is no such thing as a normal child.”-Violet Stevens
  • “Children with autism develop all kinds of enthusiasms…perhaps focusing on one topic gives the child a sense of control, of predictability and security in a world that can be unpredictable and feel scary.” - Barry M. Prizant
  • “Behavior is communication. Change the environment and behaviors will change.” – Lana David
  • “Autism is like a rainbow. It has a bright side and a darker side. But every shade is important and beautiful” – Rosie Tennant Doran
  • “Who do you think made the first stone spears? The Asperger guy.
  • If you were to get rid of all the autism genetics, there would be no more Silicon Valley.”-Temple Grandin
  • “Some people with autism may not be able to speak or answer to their name, but they can still hear your words and feel your kindness.”
  • “ [Autism] is not a Google search, it’s searching for and learning from autistic people themselves” – Invisible I: Autism Advocate
  • “Forget about the things they can’t do and focus on what they can. Everyone is much more than a diagnosis written on paper” – West Hampstead Tube Station
  • “If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am.” -Temple Grandin
  • “If you meet an autistic person please do not say they look normal or are good at fooling people. This is not a compliment”- Siena Castellon
  • “Autism / Aspergers is a blessing, not a burden. Embrace being different” – Tom Hewitt
  • “I see people with Asperger’s syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.”-Tony Attwood
  • “Someone with Autism has taught me love needs no words.”
  • “Autism doesn’t necessarily present the same way in boys as it does in girls, but that doesn’t make it any less real” – Anonymous
  • “Autism is part of my child. It’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.”-S.L. Coelho
  • A developed society is an inclusive society where no one is left out irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, economic status - Susan Jules..

 

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