Interesting & Inspiring Quotes

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  •          “I wrote this story in hope that it will help you to    understand how painful it is when you can't express yourself to the people you love. If this story connects with your heart in some way, then I believe you'll be able to connect back to the hearts of people with autism too.” -- Naoki Higashida Author ‘The Reason I Jump’

“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

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“Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.” – Alan Turing, creator of the first computer used to break codes during WW II."


“[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

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Hannah Gadsby – Comedian ‘Nannette’ ‘Douglas’

“when I was diagnosed, it just gave me permission to be kinder to myself, to not always take responsibility for being a bit clumsy around other people, and allow me to start to tell people, “I’m clumsy, but I [don’t] mean to be.” And being more open about, “I need you to tell me what I did wrong, and then we can move on from there.”

"It takes a village to raise a child. It takes an autistic child to raise the consciousness of the village”

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John Elder Robison – Author, ‘Look Me In The Eye: My Life with Asperger’s’ “I don’t want to be a genius or a freak or something on display. I wish for empathy and compassion from those around me, and I appreciate sincerity, clarity, and logicality in other people. I believe most people—autistic or not—share this wish. And now, with my newfound insight, I’m on the way to achieving that goal. I hope you’ll keep those thoughts in mind the next time you meet someone who looks or acts a little strange.”

“A person with autism lives in his own world, while a person with Asperger’s lives in our world, in a way of his own choosing” ― Nicholas Sparks*


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“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

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