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850 Inspiring Autism Mom Quotes: Encouraging, Strong (2023)

1. Although there are many challenges being an autism parent, you can’t give up hope for your child. The struggle might seem too much at times but you have to keep going because there will be light at the end of the tunnel.

2. “A diagnosis can’t predict the extraordinary love you will have for your child.” – Tara McCallan

3. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning to dance in the rain.” — Vivian Greene

4. “Without intervention today, the cost of care for adults with autism will be significantly greater and the burden will no longer lie with the parents, but on our entire society.” ~ Jenny McCarthy

5. The disability is not the problem. The accessibility is the problem. ~ Mohamed Jemni

6. “Our wounds and hurts and fears are in our eyes. Humans think they build ‘walls’ for internal privacy. They think eye contact is about honesty but they mostly lie because they think they can hide their intent. Eye contact is invasive.” – Carol Ann Edscorn

7. “Being a typical teenager isn’t easy. When you have autism, it can be extra difficult. We need more public awareness about these hurdles as well as compassion towards these young people.” — Holly Robinson Peete

8. “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.” – Hugh Dancy

9. “Nobel prize-calibre geniuses often have certain core autistic features at their heart.” ~ Allan Snyder

10. “It does not matter what sixty-six percent of people do in any particular situation. All that matters is what you do.” ~ John Elder Robison

11. “...the reason is that when we look at nature, we receive a sort of permission to be alive in this world...”

12. “It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.”

13. “I am different, not less”

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

15. Being a parent of an autistic child is not easy. Raising a child with autism requires special care, patience and lots of love. All the pain and suffering will be worth it when they are grown up – as long as they get the right treatment now, which can help them learn how to be happy and independent.

16. “The labeling undermines us in so many levels! But people don’t know, they need to be reminded that we too are God’s children. People don’t mean harm because they too are God’s children. Love heals lots of wounds. Love is patient, love is kind; my motto in life. You are loving. Mom has healed her consciousness to allow me to truly reflect my real identity as God’s perfect child. Just don’t let your senses get you fooled, we are more than our bodies. Find the truth so you can reflect your real being.” – Nicole (13 years old, non-verbal, labeled autistic, typed independently on her iPad)

17. When you raise an autistic child, you gain a family. Their unique nature unites you in ways you never thought possible. You’re part of a community of people like you who are experiencing differences and challenges every day. Together, we can make a difference.

18. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa

19. “Presume intelligence with all children with autism. Presume all of them are hearing you.” – Lori Shayew

20. “Your child with autism has unlimited potential, just like everyone else.” – Dr. Temple Grandin