World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on April 2 every year to spread awareness about the disorder and enable the specially-abled ones to lead an equal life, away from the discrimination they face at school, workplace and social gatherings.
Here are few of the most inspiring quotes from famous leaders.
April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Every day should be World Autism Acceptance Day – Finchley Central Tube Station
I wouldn’t say go out of your way and treat people really different because we’re all people at the end of the day. If you’re a nice person just be nice to everyone – Niall Aslam: Super Handsome Guy
Autism is like a rainbow. It has a bright side and a darker side. But every shade is important and beautiful – Rosie Tennant Doran: Fellow Autist
When it comes to ensuring that persons with autism enjoy the rights and freedoms to which we are all entitled – We must recommit to promoting acceptance of persons with autism – Alison Smale: United Nations
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I’m proud to be autistic and on the rainbow spectrum! Our honesty, direct focus, intense love for our passions and a deep sense of injustice are traits that the world needs right now – Dara McAnulty: Autism Advocate
We are trying to fit in because we have a lot to offer this world – Autistica
On World Autism Awareness Day we speak out against discrimination, celebrate the diversity of our global community and strengthen our commitment to inclusion for people with autism – Antonio Guterres: United Nations
His autism isn’t contagious but his smile is: Anonymous: Autism Parent
If we all take the time and put in the effort to understand the neurodiverse individuals, the more ‘light’ we can shine into their little worlds. Which in turn, makes them shine all that much brighter – MushMello: Comic Creator