Category Archives: Cool Quotes

“In an ideal world the scientist should find a method to prevent the most severe forms of autism but allow the milder forms to survive. After all, the really social people did not invent the first stone spear. It was probably invented by an Aspie who chipped away at rocks while the other people socialized around the campfire. Without autism traits we might still be living in caves.”
— Temple Grandin (Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism)

“I don’t care if you have the most helpful relatives in the world; if the cost of their help is that they drive you crazy, their help ain’t helpful.”
-Bobbi Sheahan with Kathy DeOmelias
(What I Wish I’d Known About Raising a Child With Autism: A Mom and a Therapist Offer Heartfelt Guidance for the First Five Years)