60 Beautiful Autism Quotes to Help Spread Autism Awareness

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Autism Awareness Quotes

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It’s very important to be aware of autism. This awareness can make them feel heard, loved, and cared just like other people. This first quarter of autism quotes will bring awareness in our daily life. So, read on!

  • “Nobel prize-calibre geniuses often have certain core autistic features at their heart.” – Allan Snyder
  • “The difference between high-functioning and low-functioning is that high-functioning means your deficits are ignored, and low- functioning means your assets are ignored.”  – Laura Tisoncik
  • “Patience. Patience. Patience. Work to view my autism as a different ability rather than a disability. Look past what you may see as limitations and see the gifts autism has given me. It may be true that I’m not good at eye contact or conversation, but have you noticed that I don’t lie, cheat at games, tattle on my classmates or pass judgment on other people? Also true that I probably won’t be the next Michael Jordan. But with my attention to fine detail and capacity for extraordinary focus, I might be the next Einstein. Or Mozart. Or Van Gogh.” – Ellen Notbohm
  • “Years before doctors informed me of my high-functioning autism and the disconnect it causes between person and language, I had to figure out the world as best I could. I was a misfit. The world was made up of words. But I thought and felt and sometimes dreamed in a private language of numbers.” – Daniel Tammet
  • “There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child CAN DO instead of what he cannot do.” – Dr. Temple Grandin
  • “Children with autism are colorful – they are often very beautiful and, like the rainbow, they stand out.” ― Adele Devine
  • “Why should I cry for not being an apple, when I was born an orange, I’d be crying for an illusion, I may as well cry for not being a horse.” – Donna Williams
  • “Autism can’t define me. I define autism.” – Kerry Magro
  • “We cry, we scream, we hit out and break things. But still, we don’t want you to give up on us. Please, keep battling alongside us.” – Naoki Higashida
  • “I might hit developmental and societal milestones in a different order than my peers, but I am able to accomplish these small victories on my own time.” – Haley Moss
  • “If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.” – O. Ivar Lovaas
  • “When a family focuses on ability instead of the disability, all things are possible…Love and acceptance is key. We need to interact with those with autism by taking an interest in their interests.” – Amanda Rae Ross
  • “Autism is part of my child, it’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.” – S.L. Coelho
  • “Kids need to be encouraged to stretch their shine!” – Amanda Friedman
  • “To measure the success of our societies, we should examine how well those with different abilities, including persons with autism, are integrated as full and valued members.” – Ban Ki-Moon

Quotes About Autism

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The beautiful thing about autism is it makes you listen louder and pay attention to an emotional level as well as an intellectual level. Our next section of autism quotes is as follow:

  • “I always find it kind of funny that normal people are always saying autistic children ‘live in their own little world.’ When you work with animals for a while you start to realize you can say the same thing about normal people. There’s a great big, beautiful world out there that a lot of normal folks are just barely taking in. Autistic people and animals are seeing a whole register of the visual world normal people can’t, or don’t.” – Dr. Temple Grandin
  • “I am different. Not less.” – Dr. 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
  • “It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of that village.” – Elaine Hall
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by.”- Dr. Colin Zimbleman
  • “Autism makes you listen louder. It makes you pay attention to an emotional level as well as an intellectual level.”- Jace King
  • “Your child with autism has unlimited potential, just like everyone else.” – Dr. Temple Grandin
  • “We need to learn to accept and celebrate our differences. And we need to continue our research in Autism Spectrum Disorder in order to understand how we can best lend a helping hand.” – Alan Rosales
  • “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Seuss
  • “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.” – Dr. Temple Grandin
  • “His autism isn’t contagious but his smile is.” – Anonymous Autism Parent
  • “English is my 2nd language. Autism is my first.” – Dani Bowman
  • “On World Autism Awareness Day we speak out against discrimination, celebrate the diversity of our global community and strengthen our commitment to inclusion for people with autism.” – Antonio Guterres
  • “We contain the shapes of trees and the movement of rivers and stars within us.” – Patrick Jasper Lee
  • “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 is like a rainbow. It has a bright side and a darker side. But every shade is important and beautiful.” – Rosie Tennant Doran

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