Best Autism Quotes For The Parents

Many great people are conducting researches and writing books on autism as a part of their study and research. Some of their autism quotes have been using for the inspiration of the parents of the autistic individuals. Here I would like to mention some of the best autism quotes of the different famous writer. It will help the parents of the autistic children to learn many important things and will act as a source of inspiration.

Autism Quotes

Temple Grandin“I am different, not less.”-Dr. Temple Grandin, Biologist, Educator, Scientist, and Writer

”I’m a visual thinker, not a language-based thinker. My brain is like Google Images.”-Dr. Temple Grandin

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

“If I could snap my fingers and become nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am.”-Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin“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….”

-Dr. Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin“The world needs different kinds of minds to work together.”-Dr. Temple Grandin

“There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he cannot do”-Dr. Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin“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

Adele Devine

“Children with autism are colorful, – they are often very beautiful and, like the rainbow, they stand out.”

Adele Devine, Author, Speaker, and Teacher

Adele Devine

“Adopting our own perception, following rather than leading and building bridges are all keys to helping the child with autism learn.”

-Adele Devine

Adele Devine“We know that children with autism like order, that they often very visual and that they can be quite literal. They deserve beautiful resources and symbols that make sense.”

-Adele Devine

Adele Devine“When teaching children with autism we must be quick to adopt, follow our instinct and go off plan.”

—Adele Devine

Barry M. Prizant

“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, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Barry M. Prizant“Discouraging an enthusiasm can be just another way of dismantling a strategy that helps a child with autism feel better regulated – or, worse, removing a source of interest and joy. A more helpful approach is to use the enthusiasm as a way to expand the child’s outlook and improve the child’s life.”-Barry M. Prizant

Barry M. Prizant“When a person with autism develops an interest, we must assume that the particular subject of the interest is a good match for that person’s neurophysiology and serves an important function.”-Barry M. Prizant

Barry M. Prizant“These deep interests can help children stay more engaged and attentive. They can be used to motivate learning and to enable participation in situations that might otherwise be difficult.”-Barry M. Prizant

Barry M. Prizant“Though they come with challenges, enthusiasms often represent the greatest potential for people with autism. What begins as a strong interest or passion can become a way to connect with others…”-Barry M. Prizant

Eileen Miller

“Autism: Where the randomness of life’ collides and clashes with an individual’s need for the sameness.”

—Eileen Miller

Eileen Miller“Art can permeate the very deepest part of us, where no words exist.”-Eileen Miller

“In reference to Einstein’s definition of insanity……No, Mr. Einstein, that is not insanity, that is autism”-Eileen Miller

Julia Bascom

“All of these things autistic people are supposed to be ashamed of and stop doing? They are how we communicate our joy.”

-Julia Bascom

Julia Bascom“Being autistic, to me, means a lot of different things, but one of the best things is that I can be so happy, so enraptured about things no one else understands and so wrapped up in my own joy that not only does it not matter that no one else shares it, but it can become contagious.”-Julia Bascom

Julia Bascom“Sometimes being autistic means that you get to be incredibly happy…You get to have just about the coolest obsessions.”-Julia Bascom

“Every inch of me is totally engaged in and powered up by the obsession.”-Julia Bascom

Nicholas Sparks

“A person with autism lives in his own world, while a person with asperger’s lives in our world, in away of his own choosing.”

-Nicholas Sparks

Paul Collins

“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

Paul Collins“Think of it: a disability is usually defined in terms of what is missing. … But autism … is as much about what is abundant as what is missing, an overexpression of the very traits that make our species unique.”-Paul Collins

Paul Isaacs

“Do not fear people with autism, Do not spite people with autism unite them, Do not deny people with autism accept them for them their abilities will shine.”

-Paul Isaacs

Paul Isaacs“Remember a person with autism, isn’t a set of symptoms or statistics always remember and remind them that they’re a person first.”

-Paul Isaacs

Barbara Coloroso”If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job more important.”-Barbara Coloroso

Stephen-Shore“Autism is really more of a difference to be worked with rather than a monolithic enemy that needs to be slain or destroyed.”

-Dr. Stephen M. Shore


”If you’ve met one individual with autism, you’ve met one individual with autism.”-Dr. Stephen M. Shore

“Autism is here to stay and may be considered a part of the diversity of the human gene pool.”-Dr. Stephen M. Shore

“Autism can’t define me, I define autism.”-Kery Magroo

“Instead of teaching your child to be great ‘despite’ Autism, teach them to be great ‘with’ Autism. Perspective is everything.”-Stuart Duncan

“Autism is not a disability, it’s a different ability.”-Stuart Duncan

“Autism may make my child HOW he is but it does not make him WHO he is.”-Stuart Duncan

“The truth is, there is no link between vaccines and autism. Vaccines are incredibly important.”-Timothy Simons

“Autism is part of my child. It’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than I diagnosis.”-S. L. Coelho

“Autism is about having a pure heart and being very sensitive… It is about finding a way to survive in an overwhelming, confusing world… It is about developing differently, at a different pace and with different leaps.”-Trisha Van Berkel

“It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.”-Hans Asperger

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

“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

“Autism to me is not ‘wrong’, not subhuman, not a collection of deficits, it is simply ‘other’. Another reality. And like anything different, it is going to jar.”-Beth Silver

“What I care about – in fact I’m pretty obsessive about this – is the order things come in, and different ways of lining them up…When we’re playing in this way, our brains feel refreshed and clear.”-Naoki Higashida,

“We don’t obsess over certain things because we like it, or because we want to. People with autism obsess over certain things because we’d go crazy if we didn’t. By performing whatever action it is, we feel a bit soothed and calmed down.”-Naoki Higashida

“Why do nonautistic people have interests/hobbies, But autistic people have obsessions?”-Tina J. Richardson

“Being autistic does not mean I’m from another planet. I’m me just like you are you. I’m here living in your world. Make my life as calm as you can and I will be present.”-Tina J. Richardson

“Don’t be sad that I’m autistic. Love me for who I’m. All of me. Some things are difficult for me but I’m ok as I am.”-Tina J. Richardson

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

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

“Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by.”-Dr. Colin Zimbleman

“What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.”-Chuck Grassley

“There is this myth that children with autism don’t have empathy. I’ve found the exact opposite to be true: children with autism are instead the most highly sensitive individuals I have ever had the privilege to know.”-Elaine Hall

“It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of the village.”-Elaine Hall

“I view ‘autistic’ as a word for a part of how my brain works, not for a narrow set of behaviors and certainly not for a set of boundaries of a stereotype that I have to stay inside.”-Amanda Baggs

“When a family focuses on ability instead of the disability, all things are possible…Love and acceptance are key. We need to interact with those with autism by taking an interest in their interests.”-Amanda Rae Ross

“My autism is like the taste of tepid saké, different but interesting.”-Sue Rubin

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

“Our duty in aut­ism is not to cure but to re­lieve suf­fer­ing and to max­im­ize each per­son’s po­ten­tial.”-John Elder Robison

“Autism makes you listen louder. It makes you pay attention to an emotional level as well as an intellectual level.”-Jace King

[So-called] Mild autism doesn’t mean one experiences autism mildly… It means YOU experience their autism mildly. You may not know how hard they’ve had to work to get to the level they are.”-Adam Walton

“The difference between high-functioning autism and low-functioning is that high-functioning means your deficits are ignored, and low-functioning means your assets are ignored.”-Laura Tisoncik

“Autism is a complicated illness, and children with a variety of treatments and non-treatments show improvement over time, which is all to the good.”-Harvey V. Fineberg

“I’ve been interested in autism since I’ve known about it, which is more or less since I’ve been writing.”-William Gibson

“Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in our nation.”-Mary Bono

“English is my 2nd language. Autism is my first.”-Dani Bowman

Ban Ki Moon“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, Former United Nations Secretary-General

“Schools connect children to their communities. Jobs connect adults to their societies. Persons with autism deserve to walk the same path.”-Ban Ki-moon


I have collected all these autism quotes from different sources. These autism quotes can be used for inspirational purposes with proper acknowledgment.

I am confident that these autism quotes will help the parents and the writers to utilize in a proper way so that the researchers would be very happy that their autism quotes are being used for the betterment of the autistic individuals.

I would like to collect more autism quotes in future and update this article. It will be a continuous process.