- "I see people with Asperger's syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life" - Tony Attwood.
- "It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential" Hans Asperger.
- "Nobel prize-calibre geniuses often have certain core autistic features at their heart" Allan Snyder, director of Sydney University's Centre for the Mind.
- "If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not - because then I wouldn't be me. Autism is part of who I am." --Temple Grandin
- "I do not suffer from Autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me." -Tyler Durdin
- "Someone with Asperger’s really is like you, just more extreme." Dr. Winnie Dunn
- "Autism is as much a part of humanity as is the capacity to dream." -- Kathleen Seidel
- "Autism is a way of being. It is pervasive; it colors every experience, every sensation, perception, thought, emotion, and encounter, every aspect of existence. It is not possible to separate the autism from the person." --Jim Sinclair
- "Many autistics are told that they are broken, diseased, and dysfunctional. This is simply untrue. My wish for all autistics is that they will realize their self-worth and not believe the myth that they are someone that needs fixing." --Patti Shepard
- "There are many, many people in the world. Some of them are unusual, just like some of the stones on a beach are unusual. The unusual stones can help us to understand the unusual people who are autistic." --Dave Spicer
- "I am not defective. I am different..." --Liane Holliday Willey
- "Autism to me is not 'wrong', not subhuman, not a collection of deficits, it is simply 'other'. Another reality. And like anything different, it is going to jar." --Beth Silver
- "Exceptional human beings must be given exceptional educational treatment, treatment which takes into account their special difficulties. Further, we can show that despite abnormality, human beings can fulfill their social role within the community, especially if they find understanding, love and guidance.”
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