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Quotes & Sayings Regarding Autism

A HUGE thank you to my "sister" Melissa for your valuable contributions to this board. Cheers to you!

Ah, so much in one pin. :|

Firefighters vs Autism The Tucson Morning Blend TV Show

A meltdown means our sensory kiddos are having a hard time, not giving us a hard time.

"The way I see it, parents and educators should respect the innate interests of the child and nurture their expression." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"The focus should be teaching people with autism to adapt to the social world around them, while still retaining the essence of who they are, including their autism." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"Get really good at your skill. People respect talent." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"I strongly recommend that students with autism get involved in special interest clubs in some of the areas they naturally excel at. Being with people who share your interests makes socializing easier." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"Teach your child love and kindness in a concrete manner, with very specific examples." - Dr. Temple Grandin

If an individual has not been taught certain skills, it is never too late to start. People on the autism spectrum can always keep learning." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"Choosing to make the time for a child with Asperger's to learn functional skills should be at the top of every parent's priority list." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"Individuals on the autism spectrum often do better when they have some options or control over their environment." - Dr. Temple Grandin

"Behavior never occurs in a vacuum; it is the end result of the interaction between the child and his or her environment, and that environment includes the people in it." - Dr. Temple Grandin


  • Patricia Bailey

    I would like to get permission to add this to a book I am writing. Do you know who to ask? Thanks

  • Melissa Miller

    Hi Patricia. I really did try to track this back to the original source - to no avail. I found many pins and repins. That being said, I am not tech savvy. It's not always true about Aspies. I guess you could start by asking the pinner I repinned this from? Best of luck, and bests to you