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There are many famous people with autism. They include athletes, actors, inventors, business leaders, authors and artists.

There are about 180 famous autistic people I found as part of our research on Ongig’s series on neurodiversity. I felt inspired to list all these amazing people in one place!

Disclaimers: This list includes famous people with Autism who have been diagnosed and those who have been reported or rumored to fall somewhere on the Autism spectrum. I do my best to list resources for any questionable ones and welcome feedback, additions and edits! I am not an expert on autism.

Celebrities with Autism

If you had to list the very top celebrities with autism, it’d likely be this list:

  1. Woody Allen (rumored)
  2. David Byrne (diagnosed)
  3. Dan Aykroyd (diagnosed)
  4. Charles Darwin (rumored)
  5. Thomas Edison (rumored)
  6. Albert Einstein (rumored)
  7. Darryl Hannah (diagnosed)
  8. Alfred Hitchcock (rumored)
  9. Courtney Love (diagnosed)
  10. Lionel Messi (rumored)
  11. Sir Isaac Newton (rumored)
  12. Steve Jobs (rumored)
  13. Jerry Seinfeld (self-diagnosed)

But let’s break it down in more detail.

There are so many reported famous people with autism that I categorize them by their professional field (Actors, Athletes, Musicians, Leaders, etc.). I also added a section for celebrities with autistic children.

I do my best to provide sourcing wherever I could.

I hope you’re as inspired by these great humans as I am!

Famous Actors with Autism (Other Entertainment Pros Too)

There are a number of celebrities with autism. Let’s start with actors:

Is Sir Anthony Hopkins Autistic? According to Mercury News, he received a late-in-life diagnosis of Asperger’s.

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Dan Aykroyd – Comedic Actor
  • Roseanne Barr – Actress
  • Chuggaaconroy – YouTube Personality
  • Stephanie Davis – Actress
  • Rick Glassman – Actor
  • Paula Hamilton – Model
  • Darryl Hannah – Actress & Environmental Activist
  • Dan Harmon – Producer & Writer
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins – Actor (source: Mercury News)

Anthony Hopkins Autism Facts

In 2017, Anthony Hopkins was interviewed by the Daily Mail about his troubles with addiction and Asperger’s. Anthony Hopkins’ autistic diagnosis, more specifically Asperger’s, was diagnosed late in life. He told the Daily Mail he was a loner and said:

“I don’t go to parties, I don’t have many friends…But I do like people. I do like to get inside their heads.”

When asked if his Asperger’s helped him as an actor, he said:

“I definitely look at people differently. I like to deconstruct, to pull a character apart, to work out what makes them tick and my view will not be the same as everyone else. I get offered a lot of controlling parts, maybe because that’s how people see me. And maybe I am very controlled because I’ve had to be. I don’t question it, I just take the parts because I’m an actor and that’s what I do.”

  • Heather Kuzmich – America’s Next Top Model Contestant
  • Paige Layle – TikTok Personality

Paige Layle Talks Autism on TikTok

Paige Layle is an eyelash technician from Ontario who recently went viral on TikiTok after posting a 4-part series about being an autistic woman. Her TikTok account is filled with facts about autism and she talks about how it took a long time to get her diagnosis because she is a woman that doesn’t necessarily “fit the mold” of being autistic. People Magazine reported that:

“Layle also said that girls with autism tend to live with mental disorders, disclosing that she currently has seven, including OCD…All of these mental illnesses stem from having autism, but OCD, anxiety, and depression are very, very common, especially in girls”

@paigelaylelearn more about autism! 🙂 i get many questions every day to make more vids about it, i will continue to show you guys! ##feature ##fup ##fyp ##featureme♬ original sound – paigelayle

  • Matthew Labyorteaux – Actor
  • Desi Napoles – Model
  • Freddie Odom Jr. – Actor
  • Kim Peek – Inspiration for Rain Man Movie
  • Sue Ann Pien – Actor
  • Ian Terry – Big Brother Star

Big Brother Star, Ian has recently opened up about being autistic. Ian was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a child. What is ASD?  According to the CDC, ASD is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges.

Ian said on Twitter:

“I would search my name. In Google, the fourth most likely one was ‘Ian Terry Autism’.”

  • Tara Palmer-Tomkinson – TV Personality & Socialite
  • Albert Rutecki – Actor
  • Billy West – Voice Actor
  • Alexis Wineman – Miss America Contestant

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Famous Athletes with Autism

Among other celebrities with autism are amazing athletes. If you don’t recognize some of these people, don’t fret (I didn’t either)…but when I researched them they are indeed celebrities within their field!

Lionel Messi Autistic

Is Lionel Messi Autistic? The Autistic Community Network (ACN) out of Australia reports that he is on the spectrum. (image source: Кирилл Венедиктов, Wikipedia

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Jessica-Jane Applegate – Swimmer
  • Michael Brannigan – Track & Field Athlete
  • David Campion – Snowboarder
  • Breanna Clark – Paralympic Athlete
  • Ulysse Delsaux – Racecar Driver
  • Tommy Dis Brisay – Runner, Kayaker & Cross-Country Skiier
  • Jim Eisenreich – Major League Baseball Player
  • Todd Hodgetts – Paralympic Athlete
  • John Howard – Fighter
  • Anthony Ianni – Basketball Player
  • Lisa Llorens – Paralympic Athlete
  • Clay Marzo – Surfer
  • Frankie MacDonald – Meteorologist
  • Jason McElwain – Basketball Player
  • Max Park – Speed Cuber
  • Cody Ware – Racecar Driver
  • Armani Williams – Racecar Driver (the first NASCAR driver openly diagnosed on the autism spectrum)
  • Samuel Von Einem – Table Tennis Star

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Messi Autism – Rumors or Diagnosed?

Lionel Messi is a worldwide soccer superstar, but there are rumors that he struggled with Autism early in life. According to WessexScene.com:

“There are unconfirmed reports that Messi was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (a pervasive developmental disorder on the autistic spectrum) at the age of 9.”

As a child, Messi kept to himself and was known in his village as ‘el pequeño mudito’ (‘the little mute’).  His extreme focus on his sport has many autism experts convinced he has Asperger’s or is somewhere on the autism spectrum.

Famous Musicians with Autism

Courtney Love Autistic

Is Courtney Love Autistic? According to All That is Interesting, she was diagnosed as “mildly autistic” when she was a young girl. (image source: Manfred Werner, Wikipedia)

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent Singing Sensation
  • David Byrne – Musician
  • Johnny Dean – Musician
  • Tony DeBlois – Musician
  • Jody DiPiazza – Musician
  • Pertti Kurikka – Musician
  • James Jagow – Musician and composer

“No matter how bad the situation is, you should never let a disability stop you from doing what you want to do…” a quote from Jagow on the Spectrum News.

  • Ladyhawke – Musician
  • Kodi Lee – Musician
  • Left at London – Musician
  • Rex Lewis-Clack – Musician
  • Abz Love – Rapper
  • Courtney Love – Singer & Actress (source: All That is Interesting)
  • Thristan Mendoza – Musician
  • Heidi Mortenson – Musician
  • Hikari Ōe – Composer
  • Matt Savage – Musician
  • Graham Sierota – Musician
  • SpaceGhostPurp – Musician
  • Mark Tinley – Musician & Presenter
  • Donald Triplett – Musician & Savant
  • Aleksander Vinter – Musician

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Other reported musical celebrities with autism include:

Famous Comedians with Autism

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Hannah Gadsby – Comedian
  • Robert White – Comedian
  • Bethany Black – Comedian

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

  • Jerry Seinfield – Comedian (source: Brian Williams/Seinfeld interview NBC News)

Jerry Seinfeld Autism Controversy

As part of our research, we were amazed to find a high volume of people querying Google about whether comedian Jerry Seinfeld is autistic (e.g. 400 people per month Google the phrase “Jerry Seinfeld Autism”.

The Seinfeld autism controversy began in an interview with Brian Williams of NBC News:

Is Jerry Seinfeld autistic? Seinfeld tells Brian Williams: “I think, on a very drawn-out scale, I think I’m on the spectrum.”

 

Here’s the full transcript:

Seinfeld:

“I think, on a very drawn out scale, I think I’m on the spectrum.”

Brian Williams:

“Why, what are the markers if I was sitting here analyzing you…”

Seinfeld:

“You’re never paying attention to the right things.

Basic social engagement is really a struggle.

I’m very literal.”

Comments on the Youtube video included a mix of reactions:

“I’m an autism specialist and this does not offend me. I Googled Jerry Seinfeld Asperger’s for a reason–because of how he struck me on the Garry Shandling documentary.” — Keldra Alpine

“It doesn’t really look like autism. I could be mistaken but [Seinfeld] makes successful eye contact and he he can keep a conversation going. I have level 2 autism (by the new criteria, it’s moderate autism.). He doesn’t really seem autistic because 1. you need to have repetitive actions, or things, whatever 2. you need to have communication issues and 3. I can’t remember.” — William Childs

“I am not in a position to say that he’s been misdiagnosed, but I cannot in any envision someone with ASD being a successful stand-up comedian. I could see an autistic person being comical for 10-15 minutes in front of a small group of people, but I cannot see them doing comedy night after night as a career. When I was diagnosed (in 1997, with Asperger’s, which has since merged with other forms of autism to become ASD), my understanding was that the prototype for Asperger’s were people like Isaac Newton and Immanuel Kant (both of whom neither married or had children and (in the case of Newton) quite possibly/likely died a virgin – I guess you could say he had more interest in discovering g-forces than the g-spot). Both of these men were obsessed with discovering knowledge and (what they believed to be) eternal laws about the universe and had little interest in social relations. Try as I may, I do not see any aspect of either Newton or Kant in Jerry.” — Devin Elgert

Seinfeld later walked back his comments on having Autism:

“I don’t have autism,” Seinfeld told “Access Hollywood.” “I’m not on the spectrum.”

Famous Scientists with Autism, plus Inventors & Mathematicians

Barbara McClintock Autistic

Was Barbara McClintock Autistic? The Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide suggests she was somewhere on the Autism spectrum. (image source: Smithsonian Institution, Wikipedia)

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Bram Cohen – Inventor of BitTorrent
  • Michelle Dawson – Researcher
  • Carl Sagan – Astronomer

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Famous Writers with Autism

Aoife Dooley Autistic

Is Aoife Dooley Autistic? She was diagnosed at the age of 27, according to RTE. (image source: LoopDaLoop, Wikipedia)

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Mel Baggs – Writer
  • Kage Baker – Writer
  • Sean Barron – Journalist
  • Lydia X. Z. Brown – Writer & Speaker
  • Matt Bruenig – Blogger & Political Analyst
  • Dani Bowman – Motivational Speaker, Writer & Artist
  • Nicole Cliffe – Writer
  • Laura Kate Dale – Author
  • Aoife Dooley – Writer (source: RTE)
  • Corrine Duyvis – Author
  • Temple Grandin – Author, Speaker & Animal Science Professor
  • John R. Hall – Author
  • Naoki Higashida – Writer
  • Helen Hoang – Author
  • Liane Holliday Willey – Author
  • Luke Jackson – Author
  • Rosie King – Writer & Public Speaker
  • Thomas A. McKean – Author
  • Jonathan Mitchell – Blogger & Writer
  • Jack Monroe – Food Writer
  • Caiseal Mor – Writer
  • Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu – Author & Editor
  • Jasmine O’Neill – Author
  • Brant Page Hanson – Writer & Radio Personality
  • Dawn Prince-Hughes – Author
  • Sue Rubin – Author
  • Stephen Shore – Author & Professor
  • Andreas Souvaliotis – Author
  • Sarah Stup – Writer
  • Susanna Tamaro – Novelist
  • Chuck Tingle – Author
  • Donna Williams – Writer & Artist

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

 

Famous Leaders with Autism

Thomas Jefferson Autistic

Was Thomas Jefferson Autistic? The Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide suggests he had some peculiar behaviors that would place him somewhere on the Autism spectrum. (image source: Rembrandt Peale, Wikipedia)

 

Political leaders are not always open about their struggles with neurodiversity. But Joshua Collins who is running for a congressional seat in Washington state is open about being autistic. The Mighty reported:

“Collins was originally running in the election as a Democrat but is now the pioneer of the left-leaning coalition Essential Workers’ Party. If he wins the election, Collins would be the first known openly autistic Congressmember in United States’ history.”

Collins also has 2 members on his campaign team who are autistic.

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Joshua Collins – Congressional candidate
  • Kevin Healy – Autism Activist
  • Poom Jensen – Thai Leader
  • Amy Knight – Politician
  • Jared O’Mara – Politician
  • David Nelson – Activist
  • Shain Neumeier – Activist
  • Jim Sinclair – Activist
  • Judy Singer – Disability Rights Activist
  • Dr. Vernon Smith – Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

The number of people/celebrities with autism may be greater than you think. Was Steve Jobs Autistic? Autistic spokesperson Temple Grandin, who was diagnosed with Autism at just 2 years old, told Mercury News that “half of Silicon Valley’s got mild autism”:

“Einstein would be labeled autistic today…Steve Jobs was probably on the spectrum…”

source: Temple Grandin: Half of Silicon Valley’s got mild Autism (Mercury News)

steve jobs

Was Steve Jobs Autistic? Autistic Spokesperson Temple Grandin and The Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide, among others, speculate that he was on the spectrum. (image source: Matthew Yohe)

Satoshi Tajiri Autism and His Obsessions

satoshi tajiri autism

(image source: Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Is the Creator of Pokémon autistic? Yes, and Satoshi Tajiri credits his autism for his success. Having obsessions like bug collecting and video games during his youth. The Art of Autism reported that:

“The latter captured so much of his time and attention that he actually cut classes and wound up flunking high school. His parents were concerned; they actually didn’t understand his obsession with games and thought he was a delinquent throwing his life away.”

Despite his parents’ concerns, Tajiri channeled these hobbies and created a video game that changed the world! Santoshi Tajiri went on record saying:

“that he wanted the games to give children the same joy as he had during his bug collecting.”

 

Famous Artists with Autism

Vincent Van Gogh Autistic

Was Vincent van Gogh Autistic? All That is Interesting makes a case that he was somewhere on the Autism spectrum. (image source: Self-Portrait, Wikipedia)

Diagnosed with Autism

  • Miina Äkkijyrkkä – Artist
  • Danny Beath – Nature Photographer
  • Deborah Berger – Artist
  • Larry John Bissonnette – Artist
  • Patrick Francis – Artist
  • Govy – Artist
  • Jorge Gutierrez – Artist
  • Lina Lang – Artist
  • Jonathan Lerman – Artist
  • Julian Martin – Artist
  • Haley Moss – Pop Art Artist
  • Tim Sharp – Artist
  • Gilles Tréhin – Artist
  • Willem van Genk – Artist
  • Richard Wawro – Artist

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Famous Poets with Autism

Emily Dickinson Autistic

Was Emily Dickinson Autistic? Early Childhood Education Degree discusses her struggles with the possibility of being Autistic. (image source: Wikipedia)

Diagnosed with Autism

  • David Eastham – Poet
  • Christopher Knowles – Poet
  • David Miedzianik – Poet
  • Henriette Seth F. – Poet, Musician, Artist & Writer

Reported/Rumored to Have Autism

Celebrities with Autistic Children

When looking for famous people with autism, we also found a list of famous people with autistic children. (Editor’s note: it’s amazing…my Google tool ahrefs.com shows 500+ people per month search terms like “famous people with autism children”.) The list is broken down into categories just like the lists of famous people with autism above.

Famous Actor Parents of Children with Autism

  • Ed Asner – Actor
  • Gary Cole – Actor
  • Robert DeNiro – Actor
  • Christopher Gorman – Actor
  • Jacqueline Laurita – Actress
  • Joe Mantegna – Actor
  • Jenny McCarthy – Actress
  • Paddy McGuiness – Actor & Comedian
  • Aidan Quinn – Actor
  • Nikki Reed – Actress
  • Holly Robinson Pete – Actress & Rodney Pete – NFL Star
  • Silvester Stallone – Actor
  • John Travolta – Actor & Kelly Preston – Actress

Famous Artist Parents of Children with Autism

  • Tommy Hilfiger – Clothing Designer

Famous Athlete Parents of Children with Autism

  • Doug Flutie – Football Player
  • Dan Marino – NFL Star & Actor
  • Deron Williams – NBA Star

Famous Musician Parents of Children with Autism

  • Waleed Aly – Musician & Writer
  • Toni Braxton – Singer
  • Stephen Stills – Musician
  • Shawn Stockman – Singer

Famous Autistic People in History

Some people wanted to see just the diagnosed famous autistic people in history in one place so I’ve added an additional section here.

  • Miina Äkkijyrkkä – Artist
  • Jessica-Jane Applegate – Swimmer
  • Dan Aykroyd – Comedic Actor
  • Mel Baggs – Writer
  • Kage Baker – Writer
  • Roseanne Barr – Actress
  • Sean Barron – Journalist
  • Danny Beath – Nature Photographer
  • Deborah Berger – Artist
  • Larry John Bissonnette – Artist
  • Bethany Black – Comedian
  • Dani Bowman – Motivational Speaker, Writer & Artist
  • Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent Singing Sensation
  • Michael Brannigan – Track & Field Athlete
  • Lydia X. Z. Brown – Writer & Speaker
  • Matt Bruenig – Blogger & Political Analyst
  • David Byrne – Musician
  • David Campion – Snowboarder
  • Chuggaaconroy – YouTube Personality
  • Breanna Clark – Paralympic Athlete
  • Nicole Cliffe – Writer
  • Bram Cohen – Inventor of BitTorrent
  • Laura Kate Dale – Author
  • Stephanie Davis – Actress
  • Michelle Dawson – Researcher
  • Johnny Dean – Musician
  • Tony DeBlois – Musician
  • Ulysse Delsaux – Racecar Driver
  • Jody DiPiazza – Musician
  • Tommy Dis Brisay – Runner, Kayaker & Cross-Country Skiier
  • Aoife Dooley – Writer (source: RTE)
  • Corrine Duyvis – Author
  • David Eastham – Poet
  • Jim Eisenreich – Major League Baseball Player
  • Patrick Francis – Artist
  • Hannah Gadsby – Comedian
  • Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu – Author & Editor
  • Rick Glassman – Actor
  • Govy – Artist
  • Temple Grandin – Author, Speaker & Animal Science Professor
  • Jorge Gutierrez – Artist
  • John R. Hall – Author
  • Paula Hamilton – Model
  • Darryl Hannah – Actress & Environmental Activist
  • Dan Harmon – Producer & Writer
  • Kevin Healy – Autism Activist
  • Naoki Higashida – Writer
  • Helen Hoang – Author
  • Todd Hodgetts – Paralympic Athlete
  • Liane Holliday Willey – Author
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins – Actor (source: Mercury News)
  • John Howard – Fighter
  • Anthony Ianni – Basketball Player
  • Luke Jackson – Author
  • Poom Jensen – Thai Leader
  • Rosie King – Writer & Public Speaker
  • Amy Knight – Politician
  • Christopher Knowles – Poet
  • Pertti Kurikka – Musician
  • Heather Kuzmich – America’s Next Top Model Contestant
  • Ladyhawke – Musician
  • Matthew Labyorteaux – Actor
  • Lina Lang – Artist
  • Kodi Lee – Musician
  • Left at London – Musician
  • Jonathan Lerman – Artist
  • Rex Lewis-Clack – Musician
  • Lisa Llorens – Paralympic Athlete
  • Abz Love – Rapper
  • Courtney Love – Singer & Actress (source: All That is Interesting)
  • Julian Martin – Artist
  • Clay Marzo – Surfer
  • Frankie MacDonald – Meteorologist
  • Jason McElwain – Basketball Player
  • Thomas A. McKean – Author
  • Thristan Mendoza – Musician
  • David Miedzianik – Poet
  • Jonathan Mitchell – Blogger & Writer
  • Jack Monroe – Food Writer
  • Caiseal Mor – Writer
  • Heidi Mortenson – Musician
  • Haley Moss – Pop Art Artist
  • Desi Napoles – Model
  • David Nelson – Activist
  • Shain Neumeier – Activist
  • Freddie Odom Jr. – Actor
  • Hikari Ōe – Composer
  • Jasmine O’Neill – Author
  • Jared O’Mara – Politician
  • Brant Page Hanson – Writer & Radio Personality
  • Kim Peek – Inspiration for Rain Man Movie
  • Sue Ann Pien – Actor
  • Tara Palmer-Tomkinson – TV Personality & Socialite
  • Dawn Prince-Hughes – Author
  • Sue Rubin – Author
  • Albert Rutecki – Actor
  • Matt Savage – Musician
  • Henriette Seth F. – Poet, Musician, Artist & Writer
  • Graham Sierota – Musician
  • Jim Sinclair – Activist
  • Judy Singer – Disability Rights Activist
  • Tim Sharp – Artist
  • Stephen Shore – Author & Professor
  • Dr. Vernon Smith – Nobel Prize Winner in Economics
  • Andreas Souvaliotis – Author
  • SpaceGhostPurp – Musician
  • Sarah Stup – Writer
  • Susanna Tamaro – Novelist
  • Chuck Tingle – Author
  • Mark Tinley – Musician & Presenter
  • Gilles Tréhin – Artist
  • Donald Triplett – Musician & Savant
  • Richard Wawro – Artist
  • Cody Ware – Racecar Driver
  • Billy West – Voice Actor
  • Robert White – Comedian
  • Armani Williams – Racecar Driver
  • Donna Williams – Writer & Artist
  • Alexis Wineman – Miss America Contestant
  • Willem van Genk – Artist
  • Aleksander Vinter – Musician
  • Samuel Von Einem – Table Tennis Star

Famous People with Dyscalculia

What is dyscalculia? Dyscalculia affects a person’s ability to acquire mathematical skills. According to intechopen.com, people with autism spectrum disorder have higher for other conditions like dyscalculia. We found a few famous people with dyscalculia (diagnosed or rumored) during our research on celebrities with autism:

  • Hans Christian Anderson (writer)
  • Cher (singer)
  • Thomas Edison (inventor)
  • Benjamin Franklin (scientist)
  • Luis Armand Garcia (actor)
  • Bill Gates (entrepreneur)
  • Mary Tyler Moore (TV personality)
  • Sarah Barrable-Tishauer (actress)
  • Henry Winkler (actor)

In researching celebrities with autism, I found a few individuals with autism spectrum disorder who have had a negative impact on society including Elliot Rodger, Nikolas Kruz, Tristan Andrew Tyrell, Cary Stayner, Jemma Lilley, John Ausonius “Laser Man”, and James Fairweather. I chose to focus this article on all the amazing POSITIVE people with autism.

Other Celebrities with Autism?

My list is by no means complete. Please let me know if you find other celebrities with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and I will be glad to add them to this growing list!

Just ping me at Heather@Ongig.com.

If you enjoyed this list, you might also want to check out Famous People with Dyslexia [A List of 175+ Actors, Athletes, Musicians & Scientists]

And a final thanks goes to…

Thank you, Autism Pros!

These pros on famous people with autism helped me source the article — thank you!

  1. Psycom.net’s article on 7 Famous People With Autism Spectrum Disorder
  2. Applied Behavior Analysis’s article on History’s 30 Most Inspiring People on the Autism Spectrum
  3. Wikipedia’s People on the Autism Spectrum
  4. Asperger/Autism Network’s article on Asperger Profiles: Successful Adults
  5. Men’s Health Article on 11 Famous People With Autism
  6. Applied Behavior Analysis’s article on 5 Top Athletes on the Autism Spectrum
  7. AspergerSydrome.me.uk’s article on Famous People with Asperger Syndrome or Similar Autistic Traits
  8. LifeHack.org’s article on 15 Successful People with Autism Who Have Inspired Millions of People
  9. Austim-Help.org’s article on Famous Cases Of Asperger’s Syndrome
  10. Women of Silicon Valley’s article on Neurodiversity in Silicon Valley
  11. Matt Davenport’s Mercury News piece on Half of Silicon Valley’s got mild Autism
  12. Mary Sauer’s article on 15 celebrity parents who’ve gotten real about raising kids with autism
  13. AngelSense’s blog on 5 Celebrity Parents Who Are Open About Raising a Child with Autism
  14. Kate Millner-Wilson’s article on Celebrities with Children on the Autism Spectrum
  15. Grace Back’s article on 6 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Openly About Autism
  16. Intechopen.com’ article on Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders – Volume I
  17. Dr. Linda’s blog on Famous People with Dyscalculia
  18. Leslie Zukor’s article on Joshua Collins Wants to Be the First Openly Autistic Member of Congress
  19. Autistic Speed Cuber Battles for Championship in New Netflix Doc
  20. Louise Gannon’s article on Sir Antony Hopkins
  21. Colin Eldred-Cohen’s article on How Satoshi Tajiri’s Autism Helped Create Pokemon
  22. Cameron Reidgeway’s article on AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK: LIONEL MESSI – A FOOTBALLER WITH ASPERGERS
  23. Joelle Goldstein’s article on 19-Year-Old Woman with Autism Goes Viral on TikTok: ‘A Lot of People Don’t Understand’ Autism
  24. Michigan native, NASCAR driver Armani Williams never let autism stop his need for speed
  25. Big Brother’s Ian Terry Opens Up About Autism on Wednesday’s Episode
  26. Center for Disease Control’s article on What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
  27. WNY Man Living With Autism Becomes Musical Marvel (by Katherine Chloé Kahoon)

Why I wrote this?

Ongig is on a mission to eliminate boring and biased job descriptions. As part of this, we try to share best practices on all aspects of diversity. For example, Ongig’s Text Analyzer helps you avoid words that are exclusionary to neurodiverse people. Please visit Ongig if you’d like to learn more.

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