This is our collection of quotes relating to autism. We hope to give encouragement to parents and caregivers and understanding to the public.
We will also be doing an autism quotes app next.
Autism is not a choice. Acceptance is. Imagine if the opposite was true.
I hope everyone can examine what is the most important relationship in life - the relationship between parent and child.
Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live it's life believing it is stupid.
I see people with Asperger's syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.
Autism is not a disability, it's a different ability.
It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.
Nobel prize-calibre geniuses often have certain core autistic features at their heart.
The reactions of the many should not affect the actions of the few.
The worst thing you can do is nothing. (re: teaching children with autism)
On the other hand, I think cats have Asperger's. Like me, they're very smart. And like me, sometimes they simply need to be left alone.
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.
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.
You have to be the bravest person in the world to go out every day, being yourself when no one likes who you are
If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am.
If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.
I do not suffer from Autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me.
Do the best you can and never stop
Chaos is in fact just an illusion created by your inability to perceive the order in which things truly are.
I never set out to be weird. It was always other people who called me weird.
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.
While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.