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Kirsten Hurley
I've noticed that a lot of people that I meet are really, really lonely–adults who've been diagnosed and they're not in relationships and they don't have families. I'd hate it if I was on my own all the
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May 18 2017
You can find on this page a variety of quotes, by one or many people, on what they said about Autism. 73 people are quoted and you can read 114 citations of them about Autism. Sherrie Westin, Stacey Gordon and Allison Ziering, are those who have spoken the most about this topic. Sherrie Westin said: “There are a lot of different opinions in the autism community and they're not all aligned. But this was not about a cause or a cure or any of the divisive issues. Everyone was willing to come together around the goals and objectives because it was about destigmatizing autism, and helping children feel like they're not alone.”.
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Allison Ziering

I started to notice little things when he was around a year old, like he wasn't pointing and he wasn't clapping. And my friends' children were. He became sort of a different child. He would cry all the time, he wouldn't look at you. And when you called his name, he would not turn

Allison Ziering

They're so protective of each other and they just love each other and they fight like a typical brother and sister, which is perfect. Nobody wants to see their kids fight, but because Ethan is on the spectrum, to see him fighting with his sister is the most beautiful noise I could ever

Allison Ziering

When he was 15 months old, my parents got him this little piano and all of the sudden we would hear tunes like 'Mary Had a Little Lamb' and 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,' thinking it was the TV – and it was Ethan. He always loved music, even as a baby. If I was changing a diaper and needed to distract him, I would play music and he would be quiet. I used to call it musical crack! We got him speech therapy, we got him occupational therapy, anything you could think of and then someone suggested that we might want to get him music

Allison Ziering

He just blossomed. Socially, psychologically, physically – music had been his outlet and his way of communicating. He recognized that when he played music, he made people happy and people would flock to

Allison Ziering

It's just devastating to think that arts programs will be cut. I see how much it brought Ethan along, cognitively and socially. Before Ethan could even talk, music was the way for him to communicate. Study after study promotes the importance of music – music helps the brain, music builds the

Aaron Bulmer

That could have been my young one. It could've been my kid. I started to walk towards the pond … then I saw a small hand flailing. I saw him gasping for air, heard him gasping for air. I saw his face in the water and without any reaction I just jumped in. It's not anything I thought about … I needed to do this. When I came to find out later that he had autism it really struck me. It was one of those things that I need to educate myself more

Jennifer Frist

It was hard for us to figure out how to get involved, where to get involved, how to be effective. The autism community is large but very fragmented. Everyone has these opinions and is trying to make a difference, but people are living in their

Steve Holtzman

If you take certain positions – denying climate change would be an example; questioning the validity of a wealth of evidence that vaccinations don't cause autism; speaking in terms of alternative facts as if facts are things which are merely

Joanna Jaicks

Daniel chose the animals right away. We're very proud of him for making that choice!feedback

Mark Russ

Through the experiences that these autistic children had at the BJAGA, they are able to take their perceptions and inner conversations and reshape

Sherrie Westin

There are a lot of different opinions in the autism community and they're not all aligned. But this was not about a cause or a cure or any of the divisive issues. Everyone was willing to come together around the goals and objectives because it was about destigmatizing autism, and helping children feel like they're not

Sherrie Westin

We came away feeling like there were two objectives here. One was to create a resource for families with autism, to make their day easier. The other was to destigmatize autism and address the community at large. We wanted to create greater understanding and awareness of what autism looks like – more understanding, more empathy and, ultimately, more

Dawn Fitzpatrickstarted

Julia gives me hope that my children and their peers will grow up in a world where autism is normalized, rather than

Elmo Cadabby

We can play side by side like we do

Geraldine Dawson

The good news is that we can help people with autism learn to interpret facial expressions. Early behavioral intervention focuses on helping the young child with autism pay attention and respond appropriately to facial expressions. There are also training programs in which people with autism can be taught explicitly what each facial expression means and then practice these skills in real life

Sarah Griffiths

We found that on average, young people with autism are a bit less accurate at recognizing all expressions, not just the subtle ones. The types of mistakes that children with autism make like confusing scared and surprised are the same types of mistakes made by typically developing children. So it's not just that children with autism interpret emotions completely differently, but they are more likely to make common

Chris Packham

We're up against agro-chemical businesses like Monsanto and Bayer. That's why no one's getting involved: no one has the balls. I think Jen's come to accept that I have chosen to talk about some of the things that she thought were painful. She texted me a little while ago, a reference to an article about 'curing' autism. I texted back saying: 'That would have saved you a lot of boring dinner times.' And she texted back: 'I would have missed the

Holly Robinson Peete

I love how this bracelet can go with anything and the tassels make it perfect for spring. I have been wearing a few together for a cool stacked look. I am addicted to them!feedback

Blythe Harris - Stella & Dot

The designs not only celebrates the diversity of families affected by autism, but also the strength of a community coming together to improve the lives of their loved

Carol Povey

Many autistic people are drawn to technology, particularly the predictability it provides, which means it can be a very useful means of engaging children, and adults too. This robot is one of a number of emerging technologies which have the potential to make a huge difference to people on the autism

Mandy Farmer

Things are this hard for him, and yet he never gives up. Life is all about

Mandy Farmer

We can tell people about how hard he works in all of these therapies and that he still can't effectively use a spoon or fork, or independently dress himself or tolerate a room with loud noises, but watching this short clip says it better than I ever

Stacey Gordon

I just wish Julia was around when my son was younger. This is so special for me to be Julia, it's going to be huge for the autism community. Because [I] am constantly reminded of those moments you wish your child had never experienced – like bullying or being left out – and he will probably experience again. But at the same time, I'm so grateful that, through this experience as Julia, I can help other

Sherrie Westin

She is going to be so powerful on two fronts. It will help kids with autism be able to identify with a character and it will also play an important role in destigmatizing autism. We want to reach all children in terms of giving them greater empathy and to talk about and increase awareness and understanding. We just had to bring her to life. She was created as a positive response from the autism

Stacey Gordon

There are moments in the show where Julia gets overwhelmed by a loud sound and gets bumped when she's not expecting it and she has a panic attack and covers her ears and cries. Allen takes her out and does deep belly breathing to calm down. And in that moment, I had to imagine my son when he was going through all of that and used those moments to bring Julia to

Sherrie Westin

We wanted to make sure Julia had characteristics that were consistent with those on the autism spectrum in such a way that kids could identify with Julia. We worked hard to make sure that kids could

Lisa Goring

We think it's a terrific next step for Sesame

Stacey Gorden

The 'Meet Julia' episode is something that I wish my son's friends had been able to see when they were small. I remember him having meltdowns and his classmates not understanding how to

Leslie Kimmelman

I knew nothing about autism, and it seemed that those around me – even the professionals – didn't know much either. Today, happily, that has changed. There's greater awareness, and there has been much progress understanding autism. But it's still a puzzle, and every child is affected

Jeanette Betancourt - Sesame Workshop

In the U.S., one in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. We wanted to promote a better understanding and reduce the stigma often found around these children. We're modeling the way both children and adults can look at autism from a strength-based perspective: finding things that all children share….Just as we look at all children as being unique, we should do the same thing when we're looking at children with

Jeanette Betancourt - Sesame Workshop

We wanted to promote a better understanding and reduce the stigma often found around these children. We're modelling the way both children and adults can look at autism from a strength-based perspective: finding things that all children share. Just as we look at all children as being unique, we should do the same thing when we're looking at children with

Lessie Kauzlarich

They don't understand why the car went off the road. They keep trying the same things that haven't worked and, without help, they often eventually give up. For instance, we had two students who wanted to be friends but were driving each other crazy. Their joking can sound mean. When it came to a head, our therapist sat them down and had both say what they felt about the other person. So they get perspective, learn conversation skills and conflict resolution. And they do it in a safe environment where they can say what they

Lessie Kauzlarich

We've done video modeling where we record students and then they watch themselves engaging in positive social interaction, which is powerful and

Elizabeth Crais

If they ask a flood of questions and don't get a response, teach them to stop. They may not always understand why this is appropriate, but through practice and reward they learn new, positive

Kristen Kalymon - Kennedy Krieger Institute

I had a kid who, after trying a lot of activities, got involved in adaptive ball with kids with physical disabilities, though he did not have a physical disability himself. He ended up loving it … there was not as much pressure [to perform], and he found common

Kristen Kalymon - Kennedy Krieger Institute

You want a parent that is attentive and willing to monitor. You don't let kids totally disappear without listening for something they may not be able to negotiate themselves. In a stalemate a parent has to step

Christine Ferraro

The big discussion right at the start was, 'How do we do this? How do we talk about autism?'. It's tricky because autism is not one thing, because it is different for every single person who has autism. That's a thing that can be typical of some kids with autism. I would love her to be not Julia, the kid on Sesame Street who has autism. I would like her to be just

Jeanette Betancourt - Sesame Workshop

We wanted to demonstrate some of the characteristics of autism in a positive

Leena Haque

Our message is that individuals aren't weird, they are just part of a neurodiverse spectrum upon which we all

Stacey Gordon

It's important for kids without autism to see what autism can look like. Had my son's friends been exposed to his behaviours through something that they had seen on TV before they experienced them in the classroom, they might not have been frightened. I would love her to be not Julia, the kid on Sesame Street who has autism. I would like her to be just

Christine Ferraro

The big discussion right at the start was, 'How do we do this? How do we talk about autism?'. It's tricky because autism is not one thing, because it is different for every single person who has autism. So it was a very easy way to show that with a very slight accommodation, they can meet her where she is. I would love her to be not Julia, the kid on Sesame Street who has autism. I would like her to be just

Stacey Gordon

As the parent of a child with autism, I wished that it had come out years before, when my own child was at the Sesame Street

Stacey Gordon

The 'Meet Julia' episode is something that I wish my son's friends had been able to see when they were small. I remember him having meltdowns and his classmates not understanding how to react. He's more interested in math and science, and plays the piano brilliantly. It is so much fun to be on set with everyone, and get to play up all the positive things I've seen with the kids that I've worked with. At the same time, I come at this with a reverence. I don't want to let the autism community

Michelle Olsen

She was like, Mice are the only creatures that look at you like they could take you down, even though they are the size of your thumb. Mice are like furry little

Jill Silverman

It was extremely frustrating. It made me not want to study social behavior

Mustafa Sahin

Single laboratory studies on a single mouse model were not providing sufficient confidence in the pharmaceutical industry to invest in autism spectrum

Rodney Samaco

I can't even keep track anymore. It's not like they come out once every three months; this is happening every

Michelle Olsen

Maybe, that has something to do with the model systems we are

Peter Kind

If it doesn't translate from a mouse to a rat, is it likely to translate through to humans?feedback

Jill Silverman

I think he kind of got offended. Like, Does this mean this negates everything that has happened in the mouse because it's different in the rat?feedback

Rodney Samaco

They like to put their head in the crevice of your elbow. They would look very nervous. Then, they would bite you. We're not here to say anyone's strategy is better or worse. We're here to say, Let's put this in our toolbox to try to understand autism and related disorders. There are so many papers we're preparing right now on various rat

Surabi Veeraragavan

You can actually grab the rats and put them in your hand and treat them exactly how you would treat a puppy. You can put them on your shoulder, you can put them on your arms; they will go to sleep right away. You can pet them and play with

Gwyneth Paltrow

When my father was diagnosed with cancer in 1998, I really started to think about the link between environmental toxins and cancer. What's the impetus behind the way our bodies are no longer able to overcome all these skyrocketing diseases, from immune disorders to autism to diabetes and cancer? What is going on? That exploration definitely started me down the path. I want to be healthy, to feel as good as I

W. Ian Lipkin

Most people, when they think about viral infections, think in terms of viruses going into tissue, killing cells, damaging

W. Ian Lipkin

I think that this makes a very strong case for continuing to try to develop herpes simplex

Milada Mahic

We believe the mother's immune response to HSV-2 (herpes simplex type 2) could be disrupting fetal central nervous system development, raising risk for

W. Ian Lipkin

We are now looking at other triggers. We think that a wide range of different types of infections can cause

Joseph Piven

It's the first marker of any sort, brain or behavior, in infants, to predict which individuals would be classified as autistic at 24 months of age. But now we are entering the era of possibly detecting autism before the symptoms are even

Kelly Botteron

Because of the regions that are affected and the way which they're affected, they can help us learn more about what is causing

Matthew Pletcher

Decreasing the age of diagnosis, even by a couple years, could have profound impacts for the entire lifetime of that particular

Joseph Piven

If we can target interventions before autism appears and before the brain changes appear, during a time when the brain is highly malleable or plastic, we can have a bigger impact on the

Joseph Piven

In the field we are always trying to detect autism at younger ages, so we can start treatment earlier, but we hit a wall around 2 to 3 years of age, because the symptoms don't start showing up until around

Hope Hicks

The President-elect enjoyed his discussion with Robert Kennedy Jr. on a range of issues and appreciates his thoughts and ideas. The President-elect is exploring the possibility of forming a commission on autism, which affects so many families; however no decisions have been made at this time. The President-elect looks forward to continuing the discussion about all aspects of autism with many groups and

Karen Remley

Claims that vaccines are linked to autism, or are unsafe when administered according to the recommended schedule, have been disproven by a robust body of medical literature. It is dangerous to public health to suggest otherwise. There is no 'alternative' immunization schedule. Delaying vaccines only leaves a child at risk of disease for a longer period of time; it does not make vaccinating safer. Vaccines work, plain and

Donald J. Trump

I'm not against vaccinations for your children, I'm against them in 1 massive dose. Spread them out over a period of time & autism will drop!feedback

Evee Bak

I hope that the outcome could be something that could eventually help my brother like a therapy or something just so that it could make his life easier or make him be able to be successful in his

Alison Singer

So we're trying to find girls who have the autism genes, but no symptoms and then figure out what else do they have in common and can we identify this female protective effect, because if we can find this female protective effect, we can use it to protect both boys and

Joseph Buxbaum

Girls actually can have the same mutation as a boy and not have autism, and even need to have twice as many mutations on average to actually manifest with

Evee Bak

The thing at the forefront of my mind is mostly just taking care of Tommy and making sure he's happy and

Erin Lopes

He's a wonderful person and I don't think that we'd ever want to change

Allison Klein

She didn't meet the stereotypical behaviors of no eye contact, no communication, hand

Kevin Pelphrey

Nobody really wanted to make the call. Had she been a boy, there would have been much more pressure to look into

Ben Affleck

As a movie it celebrates our differences and says that how we're different is kind of what makes us special and interesting, and I think that theme is applicable to autism as well as to a whole host of other

Gavin O'Connor

When we finished the film we screened it for some people in the (autism) community and some of the foundations, like 'Autism Speaks' and some other ones. We wanted to get their feedback before we locked the movie, just to make sure that we were accurate and we got everything right, and fortunately I was very happy that they were happy with the

Cynthia Addai-Robinson

When you're watching the accountant, you are feeling for him and caring for him and are hopeful for him and that only works when you have a fully realized

Christian Wolff

Some of the people I met and did research with were very blunt with me and there's something really charming about that. You're just going to get the truth from that person and it's kind of winning in a way. There's a little bit of that in Christian. He sees no reason for social niceties or to tell a white lie. He just tells the

Lisa Meeks

The interview is a major hurdle. MindSpark walks them through the process and gets to know them in more dynamic and holistic

Suzanne Wright

When you have the U.N. sanction it, it means a

Brian Kelly
Angela Geiger

What Suzanne Wright has done to raise awareness of autism is immeasurable. Even during the past few difficult months, her determination never wavered. For more than a decade, she has been a tireless advocate on the national and international stage: at the United Nations, on Capitol Hill, at Autism Speaks Walks nationwide, and in personal letters of support to individuals and families affected by

Brian Kelly
Angela Geiger

Suzanne sparked a global conversation with one question: How can we help people with autism live their best possible lives?feedback

Daniel Coury

The odds are very positive that the product of an IVF pregnancy or an induced labor is going to be a healthy child. The great majority of children with autism have not been the product of an induced labor; we still don't know all the causes of

Bryan King

These investigators were able to take advantage of a very large population database to look within families and compare the risk for siblings who were induced versus those who weren't, thus better controlling for other genetic and environmental

Maja Mataric

Play with children with autism doesn't happen very

Maja Mataric

We are particularly motivated by autism because the incidence is so high and so many children today are diagnosed with

Dennis Wall

So kids with autism are not getting enough of the care that they need, for as long as they need it in the United States and we need to fix the

Dennis Wall

The Autism Glass programme is meant to teach children with autism how to understand what a face is telling them, period. And we believe that when that happens they will become more socially engaged, and as a consequence of that gain confidence in social settings. The access to care is too

Robert Ring

Glass and wearable technology are the future. They're going to play a pivotal role in how we understand, manage and diagnose disorders like

Dido Harding

Throughout the cyber attack, we worked hard to put our customers first, and we know that they have appreciated our efforts and our honesty throughout. Nevertheless, last October was a challenging period for TalkTalk and its customers and, in recognition of that, I have made a personal decision to donate my bonus to our charity partner, Ambitious About

Stuart Shapira

Regardless of what the number is, we know autism is common. Research shows that the earlier a child with autism is identified, the better. The sooner the child starts receiving services, the sooner the child will reach his or her full

Danièle Langloys

Now, families seek help privately from autism specialists – that is a sector which is developing. So all in all about 20 percent benefit from requisite care. However for adults it's a different story – no autism diagnosis, no services – we see these people wrongfully hospitalised in psychiatric

Danièle Langloys

In Europe we are lagging behind on this issue: we have a retrograde vision of autism, diagnosis is rare and often badly carried out, there is discrimination against people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in school and in the professional world, there is misguided psychiatric treatment, a lack of educative and social

Aurélie Baranger

France is often named and shamed as one of the worst in Europe because you would expect better from a country with the tradition of human rights and so on. But it's not the case, unfortunately. There is still more to be done in order for the situation to be satisfactory for families of those with autism in

Aurélie Baranger

In many cases it's families that are left to care for adults with autism and when parents die or are no longer there to care for them they are often left alone and without any support. And we've seen reports in the news of people who have died because they did not have anyone to care for

Aurélie Baranger

If the family is not there sometimes they will go to psychiatric hospitals where they will sometimes be heavily medicated in some countries and they will not receive adapted support for

Danièle Langloys

Basically nobody dares question the psychoanalysts in this realm which blocks people from being diagnosed with autism and therefore stops them from receiving the care they

Ashley Roman

They're able to correlate the fish consumption with protection from autism and I think that is potentially a very important finding. We still recommend that women avoid the fish that are highest in mercury like catfish, shark, swordfish and giant mackerel, typically the larger fish that have longer lifespans and they tend to concentrate more mercury in their

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