24 Inspiring Quotes For Strong Mothers With Autistic Children

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Sometimes you could use a little encouragement.

Encouraging Quotes For Mothers With Autistic Children

If you're the mother of a child with autism, these inspiring quotes will strengthen you through your journey. Motherhood can be one of the most difficult tasks we are given as women. However, we couldn't dream of it any other way.

Although they never realize it, our children with autism often end up teaching us much more than we could ever teach them. They show us patience, unconditional love, and the greatest joys of life.

Having a child with autism may make some aspects of parenting harder, but it makes plenty of things easier, too. It shows us the purest forms of love that could exist between a mother and child, and that is truly a gift. Allow these quotes to make you extra grateful today for the blessing of your special needs child in your life.

Sincere Quotes For Mothers With Autistic Children

  • "Why should I cry for not being an apple, when I was born an orange, I’d be crying for an illusion, I may as well cry for not being a horse." - Donna Williams

  • "If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am." - Dr. Temple Grandin

  • "The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about." - Unknown

  • "I wouldn’t be where I am today if I were neurotypical because I would have been interested in social things. Having a little autism helped me achieve my goals and not miss what most people thought I was missing out on." - Evan Delaney Rodgers

  • "I see people with Asperger’s syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life." - Tony Attwood

  • "Autism is as much a part of humanity as is the capacity to dream." - Kathleen Seidel

  • "What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise." - Oscar Wilde

  • "I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble, but take heart I have overcome the world." - John 16:33

Inspiring Quotes For Mothers Raising Autistic Children

  • "Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." - Frank Zappa

  • "Parenthood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have. It’s about understanding you child is exactly the person they are supposed to be. And, it you’re lucky, they might be the teacher who turns you into the person you’re supposed to be." - The Water Giver

  • "There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he can not do." - Dr. Temple Grandin

  • "Children with autism are colorful – they are often very beautiful and, like the rainbow, they stand out." - Adele Devine

  • "I might hit developmental and societal milestones in a different order than my peers, but I am able to accomplish these small victories on my own time." - Haley Moss

  • "If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn." - O. Ivar Lovaas

  • "It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a child with autism to raise the consciousness of that village." - Elaine Hall

  • "Your child with autism has unlimited potential, just like everyone else." - Dr. Temple Grandin

Beautiful Quotes For Mothers With Autistic Children

  • "A diagnosis defines a lot of things, but it doesn’t define love." - Lexi Behrndt

  • "Autism is part of my child. It’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis." - S.L. Coelho

  • "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Angela Schwindt

  • "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." - Douglas Adams

  • "Autism can’t define me. I define autism." - Kerry Magro

  • "Promise me you’ll always remember... you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved move than you know." - Christopher Robin

  • "It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential." - Hans Asperger

  • "Even for parents of children that are not on the spectrum, there is no such thing as a normal child." - Violet Stevens

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