“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid”
“It’s autism… Not bad parenting!”
“Walk a mile in my shoes, see what I see, hear what I hear, feel what I feel, THEN maybe you will understand why I do what I do. Until then, don’t judge me”
“Don’t be so quick to judge, you never know when you might find yourself walking in that persons shoes”
“I have autism. It is not a disorder or a disease. IGNORANCE is a disorder AND a disease. IT needs to be eradicated”
“Being different is what sets you apart from everybody else in this world. It allows you to be unique. It allows you to process information in ways that people will never understand, and see things in ways that others would find unimaginable. It allows you to break free from the mould of society. You are not the same as anybody else, yet you are no different to anybody else. You are YOU… Don’t ever change!”
“I don’t need autism awareness. Autism acceptance will do just fine”
“I didn’t get where I am today by not being autistic”
“Doctors look at me and say I’m autistic, but my mummy holds me and says I’m perfect”
“God created autism to help offset the excessive number of boring people on Earth”
“You know your life has changes when going to the grocery store by yourself is a vacation”
“When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, and watch the world wonder how you did it”
“Autism (with a capital “A”) to me, says that I accept my child wholly. I celebrate his differences and his quirky-ness. I advocate diversity. I try to empower him. I am proud of his successes, no matter how small they seem. I hope he holds onto the compassion he has in his heart into adulthood. I do not think he needs “fixing”. I am proud that he is my son, and sometimes I am humbled by that very same though”
-mommy~dearest at The Quirk Factor: Resistance Is Futile.
“People don’t always need advice. Sometimes all they need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand them” -Unknown.
“Autism never sleeps (So mummy is cranky and I think she needs a nap”
“Autism is not something I have. It is integral to who I am. Eliminate the autism, and you eliminate me. When you say you want a cure, you are saying I should be put to death. Think about it”
- Parrish S. Knight.
“Don’t underestimate a person with autism. Try to understand them”
“A child with autism sees things differently than we do. Perceives things in a different light. Can perceive things in ways we could never imagine”
“If a child cannot learn in the way we teach… We must teach in a way that the child can learn”
“A worried mother does better research than the FBI”
“If stress burned calories, I’d be a supermodel”
“I don’t think the worst thing that could happen to me is raising a child with special needs. I think the worst thing is to raise a child who is cruel to those with special needs”
“DON’T JUDGE ME… You can’t handle half of what I’ve dealt with. There’s a reason I do what I do… There’s a reason I’m what I am”
“I may not make eye contact, but at least I don’t stare”
“THE AUTISM AWARENESS RIBBON- The puzzle pattern of this ribbon represents the mystery and complexity of autism. The different colours and shapes represent the diversity of people and families living with autism. The brightness of the ribbon signals hope- hope through researching and increasing awareness in people like you”
-Single Mothers of Children with Autism.
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