Special Needs Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old special needs quotes, special needs sayings, and special needs proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work C.S. Lewis
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others. Dr. Haim Ginott
All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them Magic Johnson
It shouldn’t matter how slowly a child learns. What matters is that we encourage them to never stop trying Robert John Meehan
Just because I can’t walk, doesn’t mean I can’t play! InclusivePlay
Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don’t fit into boxes. Tori Amos
The past haunts and the future taunts. This is particularly true if you love a child with special needs. Lisa Thornbury
he central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears. Ellen Goodman
The siblings of special needs children are quite special. Absolutely accepting and totally loving, from birth, someone who is different mentally, and has a different way of seeing the world, is a wonderful trait. It’s a trait I wish there was another way of getting, but there isn’t. And it does involve a degree of not having it fantastically easy. Sally Phillips
Never let anyone dis your ability to make the right choices regarding your child’s disabilities. Lisa Thornbury
My heroes are the parents of people with intellectual disabilities. They fight this fight 365 days a year, 7 days a week, all day, all night. Parents of kids with special needs are never done Jennifer Camota Luebke
I'll say this: It takes a special person to see the special needs of a complicated kid. James Duff
Children with special educational needs may need extra help because of a range of needs, such as in thinking and understanding, physical or sensory difficulties, emotional and behavioural difficulties, or difficulties with speech and language or how they relate to and behave with other people. M.L Dhawan
Children with special needs are unique individuals. Neena Dash
Special needs children deviate from from the normal children either in the positive direction or in the negative direction. Neena Dash
Gifted children are in some way superior in intellectual ability to other children of the same age. Neena Dash
Becoming familiar with special needs issues and caring for children with special needs reduces anxieties and fears and leads to an understanding and appreciation of different abilities. Angela Dare
The earlier a child's special need is recognized and assessed, the sooner effective and ongoing help and family-centered support can be provided. Angela Dare
The term 'special needs' is used by childcare and educational professional in relation to children whose development is atypical, that is, not following the recognized pattern seen in most children. Angela Dare
All children with special needs have a right to be part of a family, a community and society. Angela Dare
If society were more inclusive in its structure and nature, there would be no need to have 'special needs' policies or even to label children as having 'special needs.' Penny Tassoni
A child with special educational needs should have their needs met. Penny Tassoni
Parents of children with autism and other disabilities often look to their faith in an effort to deal with what seems like a catastrophic event in their lives. This can lead them to a deepening of faith. David Rizzo
Having a child with severe disability can make you question whether you know anything about who God is and what he wants from you. David Rizzo
Often times we may become overwhelmed with the thoughts, responsibilities, and day to day grind that having a special needs child can bring to your life. Patrick Baldwin
Given the responsibility of parenting a child with special needs is not a form of discipline or punishment. Instead, God is saying, ' I have a special job for you because your heart's capacity to love and nurture us above and beyond what is normal.' Patrick Baldwin
Parenting a special-needs child is hard work. It is physically exhausting, mentally and emotionally draining, time-consuming, and often times, very, very lonely. Patrick Baldwin
Raising children with special needs to achieve their full potential is hard work. Judy Winter
Parenting a child with special needs will be the greatest challenge of your life, and if you make good choices, it may also prove one of the most rewarding. Judy Winter
Having a child with special needs demands that you take your parenting role seriously and become increasingly less selfish. Or pay the steep price. Judy Winter