Autism Quotes

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Sometimes, it helps to have the perfect quote to sum up the experience of having autism or caring for someone with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These phrases can also help improve autism awareness.

Autism Quotes for Parents and Caregivers

Taking care of someone with autism can be frustrating and rewarding at the same time. The following quotes help to sum up this unique experience.

Original Quotes from LoveToKnow

  • "Loving someone with autism isn't making the best of a bad situation. It's a gift of rare beauty and sweetness."
  • "When you are the parent of someone with autism, the regular give and take is different. You may go days or weeks without eye contact or a smile in your direction, but those hugs and words of love that you do receive are more precious than diamonds."
  • "Your road rage doesn't intimidate me. I'm an autism parent."
  • "Unless you're an autism expert, never tell a worried parent that her child is fine. The only thing worse than worrying about your child is arguing with someone else about why you should be worried."

Quotes from Other Sources

  • "Autism, is part of my child, it's not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis." - The World According to August - One Good Friend by S.L. Coelho
  • "If you spend your life mourning the fact that you didn't get to Italy, you may never be free to enjoy the very special, the very lovely things ... about Holland." - Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley
  • "If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in the way the child can learn." - O. Ivar Lovaas

Quotes About Autism Awareness

Whether they are said by famous people with autism or simply feel appropriate to the situation, quotes are a great way to share the facts about autism and improve overall awareness. They may even prompt caregivers to get help for children at risk.

Original Quotes from LoveToKnow

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  • "Afraid to ask questions because you don't want to hear the answers? If you're worried, ask your pediatrician. Every moment of early intervention makes a difference."
  • "Autism has many faces. What does one in 68 look like in your neighborhood?"
  • "Autism may be hard to see, but it isn't invisible. Practice compassion."

Quotes from Other Sources

  • "ASD occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, but is almost five times more common among boys than among girls." - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • "If you totally got rid of autism, you'd have nobody to fix your computer in the future." - Dr. Temple Grandin
  • "A child with autism is not ignoring you; they are waiting for you to enter their world." - Unknown

General Quotes About Autism

General autism quotes are perfect for using on signs and bulletin boards, and they also make great statements to share on social media. No matter how you use them, they can sum up the experience of this unique disorder.

Original Quotes from LoveToKnow

  • "Autism is unique in that it blurs the line between personality and disability. The challenge is offering help without changing the essence of the person."
  • "Even though I may not look like it, I'm listening. Be compassionate when you talk about me."
  • "Autism makes me a superhero!"

Quotes from Other Sources

  • "When you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism." - Dr. Stephen Shore
  • "It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential." - Hans Asperger
  • "Never ask for someone's thoughts on autism unless you are prepared to hear a story that doesn't resemble your own." - Stuart Duncan

Express Yourself with Quotes

Autism is a challenge, but it's also a gift. For individuals on the spectrum and those who love them, it can be difficult to describe this unique disorder. Ultimately, quotes can help you express yourself when it's hard to find the words.

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