11 Feel Good Stories About Our Friends On The Autism Spectrum

Autism is not always easy. It can be confusing, fascinating, heartbreaking . . . it’s definitely ever-changing and sometimes even terrifying.

But it’s also something that shows us the absolute gorgeousness of the human heart, which is what I want to focus on today!


11 feel-great articles/books that will  warm your heart

To the Firefighter Who Sang to My Autistic Daughter   Super sweet under difficult circumstances…

Hockey Used As Medicine For Autism “Whatever your disability is, find what makes you happy and if it helps you then that’s great–and do that,” Aurand said.

I Am Intelligent: From Heartbreak To Healing (This is a book, but it was such a great read.  This is an Amazon link to learn about the book, but you can get it at your local library, which is where I found it.)

Did you know? History’s 30 Most Inspiring People on the Autism Spectrum

Wishes Come True For These Two Inspiring People with Autism  “Many people believe autism to be an obstacle that can hold people back from achieving their dreams. This is of course totally untrue, and the story of one PhD student shows exactly why this statement was false.”

Asperger Syndrome: Suddenly Everything Made Sense  My son continues to learn many of these skills… and I suspect this will be a lifelong journey of learning social skills.

Raising Autism Awareness, A Mother’s Story

Have you met Jake Barnett? And here.

The Schneider Twins – Runners Inspiration

We LOVE Daniel Tammet. We celebrate him every March 14, Pi Day and Born on a Blue Day was one of my pivotal books because his parents did what they needed to do for him. I love that.

Mum Shares Her Inspiring and Uplifting Story of Having a Child with Autism

And of course,

All things Temple Grandin

I hope you read something that made you feel really good! I know I am inspired by my children and other human beings who are kind and helpful–that’s one of the basic answers to all of life IMO.

Cheering you on,


Please add any additional stories in the comments since there are so many loving moments in our world.

Authors note: Some of these links are affiliate links. That is, if you click on the link and purchase the book because I recommend it, I might be given a small pittance to help fund my book addiction. Thanks!

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