10 Inspirational Autism Quotes to Help Make Your Day Brighter

Autism is a challenging, enigmatic, and intriguing condition. Yet with its bad days and it’s hurdles, there is also a lot of shining moments.

If you need a pick me up, look no further than this post. Here, we embrace the uniqueness of this condition. By sharing these inspirational autism quotes, we hope it evokes hope, silver linings, and things worth celebrating for our readers.

Inspirational Autism Quotes to Inspire and Elevate

Take a few moments to read these powerful quotes and the amazing voices behind them.

“I am different, not less.”

This quote is by Temple Grandin, an author and a scientist who was diagnosed with autism as a child.

“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.”

Above is a statement by author Paul Collins who wrote: “Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism”.

“Autism is part of my child, it’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.”

Parent and author S.L. Coelho said this, emphasizing the truth that there is a bright, unique individual behind every autism diagnosis.

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

This quote was said by author Tony Attwood, who wrote “The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome”.

“If people take the time to get to know kids like [my son] Davis, they’ll see that they have so much to offer the community and the world. They’re not unproductive.”

A quote from the parent of an autistic son, Lisa Pauley nailed the truth to the myth that autistic children are unable to bring amazing contributions to the world.

“Autism can’t define me. I define autism.”

Public speaker, author, and an advocate for autism, Kerry Magro speaks from firsthand experience in this profession about his life with autism.

“If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.”

This quote is by Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas, an autism expert well-known on a global scale for his dedication and work in the autism community.

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

Another parent with a child with autism, this quote by Violet Stevens emphasizes that all children are unique.

“Everyone has a mountain to climb and autism has not been my mountain, it has been my opportunity for victory.”

This profession was made by Rachel Barcellona, who uses her competition in beauty pageants to raise awareness about autism.

“There’s a saying within the Asperger community: if you’ve met one person with Asperger’s syndrome, you’ve met one person with Asperger’s syndrome … Within this condition, beneath this label, the variety of personality, of humor, of behavior, is infinite.”

A quote by actor Hugh Dancy who starred in Adam, a movie in the drama and romantic comedy genre about a character with autism.

Connect With Others Like You

Inspirational autism quotes can brighten our day, but it pales in comparison to connecting with others. Join a community where your differences are shared. Special Bridge provides a safe place for individuals with special needs to connect with others like themselves.

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  1. Praveen Sriram

    February 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Thank you. These quotes really helped me know that I am not alone in my journey. I will print this out and keep it in my bedroom or car. Thanks a lot! πŸ™‚

  2. maddyoneil

    September 4, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    Thank you. These quotes really help us know that we are not alone.


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