I’m always on the lookout for good autism memes.
They’re perfect to share on social media. Funny memes, in particular, can give you a much needed laugh on the really hard days. They can help you see another perspective when you need it most. They can help you find a lighter side to the challenges.
Touching or emotional memes can be shared with others who understand what you’re going through. They can shed a light on your experiences with friends and family. They can remind you of what’s most important and why you are doing what you’re doing.
Educational memes are the ideal way to help others understand what you’re going through as an autism parent. They can help change perceptions, address judgment and provide context to those who need it most. They can even help you better understand your life and your family too.
Meanwhile, memes that are inspirational can lift your spirits and inspire those around you. They can help you get through the hard days, steel your resolve and help set you on a more positive path. I have to admit I’m a sucker for a good inspirational meme!
In my quest to find autism memes for every occasion, I’ve trawled the internet to identify some of the best memes out there. Here are my top picks for each category – funny, touching, educational and inspirational.
Just a quick note – I’ve tried to find the correct attribution for each one but some have been impossible to identify. Please let me know if you can correct any of them!
28 Autism Memes for Every Occasion
Funny Autism Memes
Touching Autism Memes
Educational Autism Memes
Inspirational Autism Memes
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Oh my, these are fabulous. I’ll be sharing with a few autism parents I know. I laughed out loud at the youtube one – the look on that kids face is just priceless.
It is true though – my kids are living proof of that!
So true! These are worth to share!
I so love that Geraldine Renton one… it’s beautiful. As a teacher, I know how important the iPad, and yes…. Minecraft can be!!
The Geraldine Renton one really did speak to me as that’s how I’ve come to see my experiences as a special needs parent – a whole different world to the one I expected but also more special and beautiful than i could have ever imagined.
As long as we are laughing and smiling together that is OK! I loved the one about the child’s size of clothing. Each of is on the spectrum somewhere for sure!
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Thanks for having me D – I love seeing how the linkup is growing!!
I know quite a few friends who would love this!
Some of them are corkers – I hope your friends do get something out of them!
Oh these are great Kirsty. Such a mixture of fun, sad and inspirational. What beautlful words. #teamIBOT
And these were only the tip of the iceberg – may have to do another 28 sometime soon! #theinternetisamazing
Thanks for sharing these. None of my own kids are on the spectrum, but I always have at least one in my class. The one that resonated with me, is about things not making sense to me, but it makes sense to them. I can’t tell you have often I have wondered what’s going on, and upon it being explained by the child, it made perfect sense. I always knew there was some sense to whatever the situation was, I just didn’t know what the sense was. My school babies with ASD have always been very logical in their own delightful way.
You are an amazing teacher to take the time to wonder, ask and understand the needs of your spectrum students. As a parent, that same quote helped me come to terms with my kids’ needs and accept that there is a reason for everything. I truly believe that behaviour is communication.
Aaaw they all awesome. I wish all people could understand what special needs kids and parents go through, would make life easier for everyone.
Wouldn’t it just!
Minecraft all the Way! Definitely. It keeps my son engaged for hours on end
Same here, for both of mine. I don’t get it at all, but I love seeing what they create and how they approach planning, building and managing time and resources in the game. It’s great!
That Youtube one!! I’m not an autism parent but I’m a special ed teacher and on the spectrum myself. So much wisdom in these memes.
So glad you agree Bella!
these are fab and I’m a great believer in focusing on what a child can do and not what they can’t. #spectrumsunday
Honoured to see my one up there guys ! Thank you for including my words amongst so many other wonderful words !
You can find me over on It’s Me & Ethan on Facebook !
Awesome – thanks for pointing us in your direction. I tried to give attribution where I could but it’s so hard with memes. Will update my post now!
I truly admire the strength of special needs parents! The focus on what a child CAN do especially impressed me. Thank you for this.
Hey, I agree with you on a flying thing. At first it was like a tough job and there were so many people who were giving instructions (Correct or wrong). The truth is we learn from experience to handle our children. I feel so blessed after being a parent. Thanks for sharing.
Love you collection of memes, Its really hard you explain there situation to others. But autism child also a gift from God!