Top Ten Worst Ways to Annoy an Autistic Child


The Top Ten

1 Assume they are not intelligent

I have aspergers and I hate it when someone does anything on this list.

I know that some people were able to overcome their autism. - Therandom

I have a sister that's autistic. She hates it when people talk about her when she's right next to them. She hates it when they think she's stupid and can't learn but she can learn! She's as smart as me! *growls*


They are actually really smart,people who haven't been around autistic children for long just can't see it.They have exceptionally good memory too.

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2 Tell them they're too sensitive

It's important to recognize that other people have different perspectives than yours, and that those perspectives are not automatically less valid. What is an annoyance to a non-autistic person can be physically painful to an autistic person. It takes an incredible amount of patience and strength to navigate an inaccessible, hostile, un-accommodating world. Autistics are putting up with much more than non-autistics realize. Telling other people how to feel is so dismissive and rude. Let people experience their feelings; you don't know what they're going through and you aren't the boss of them.

3 Force them to be around other people when they don't want to
4 Talk to them like they're idiots

Some people at school treat me like I am autistic. I don't like autistic people so come at me. I don't care. I love making fun of hate comments. I am not autistic but I think I did at 7. Remembering it makes me laugh. And dubstep lover and pogo or whatever are great. My friends hate autistics. In fact I have 2 friends who are autistic. I know what u r thinking. But they are cool and they like call of duty and not dumb Mario. I noticed that most autistic people like Mario so much and shove it up your face. My brother likes Mario and he is starting to act autistic- Carolina Panthers/Nirvana fan.

I don't think all people do this. - Therandom

Them girls also talk to me like some baby or other living thing. Like they ask too many questions! And this teacher treats me (again) like I’m some troublemaker.


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5 Make fun of them

This should be Number One on this list because it's bullying autistic people, which they don't deserve.

6 Yell at them when they throw tantrums

This just stresses me out even more. - RockFashionista

Pain in a neck

I got mad 😡 when my parents and sister got very furious with me for having a very epic temper tantrum all I wanted to say was that I would harm them (not deadly though! )/ hurt 😢 them very badly and I did your welcome

7 Avoid them because they're "weird"

If people did that to me, I would diss them out, and then go rant about society. - Pony

I wish there were more autistic kids in my school. - RockFashionista

8 Diss them because they're "obsessed" with things

It's true. I'm autistic and I get easily obsessed with things. Like if I pick out a Lord of the Rings character I instantly become obsessed with it.

If someone said that to me, it would upset me in a way because I get obsessed over things all the time. - Pony

I have many obsessions, and I don't have autism, so I think everyone is obsessed with something. - Therandom

I talk about space, Disney, and the number Pi a lot at school without really meaning to. Every kid in my school thinks I'm OCD or something, and they're not exactly nice about it. - RockFashionista

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9 Don't help them with their social skills

Nobody does, anyways. People are inconsiderate b****es. - Miauzer

10 Make physical contact with them

I don't know about you other autistic people, but I absolutley HATE human physical contact. - RockFashionista

The Contenders

11 Tell them that they're retarded

Saying that they're retarded is not okay, and besides, the word is really offensive towards them, because it affects them the most. So saying that to them is really offensive in the first place.

I could scream for several hours about this. - Miauzer

12 Expect that they want to make friends

I have NO normal friends. They all have it or somethin

We are all beings after all

I have no desire to make friends, and yet everyone expects I do. - RockFashionista

I want friends, but not the inconsiderate jerks I know! - Miauzer

13 Hurt their puppy

That is service dog misreatmevr and that was just plain old rude

Feed the puppy abuser to the Titans (Attack on Titan)


I freak out if anyone even goes within a few feet of my stuffed animals. - Miauzer

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14 Keep staring at them

Like I have autism and if someone did that I'd be like hey stop looking at me and would want to punch em in the face

Yea I know it's weird because if someone stared at me I would feel weird. This is not nice for everyone - AlphaQ

I'm not kidding, my sister does this just to bother me, and I SCREAM at her because I hate it so much. - RockFashionista

15 Touch them repeatedly

Falcon Touch! Falcon Touch! Haha! 😄

16 Force them to do what others want them to

I'm not autistic but I hate being ordered around like that 24/7 - AlphaQ

17 Tell them they're faking it for excuses

Unless you're a really good actor, I don't think you could fake autism. - RockFashionista

I don't think that's really even possible - ToptenPizza

I'll just show them my medical records then 😂😂😂

18 Calling Them Baby Brain
19 Constantly bring it up in conversations


20 Turn off their computer
21 Have a conversation with it’s parent(s)

Yes have a conversation with 'ITS' parent

22 Scare or chase them with your favorite noise toy
23 Tell them that they should toughen up
24 Yell at them until they cry
25 Tell them they're boring

I was told this by my own mother when all I had on my Christmas list was books. - RockFashionista

26 Treat them like toys
27 Tell them they have to be serious
28 Scream out loud
29 Ignore them

When I ignored a autistic person, they raged so hard I was dying!

30 Make loud noises
31 Speak to them as if they’re a baby or toddler

VERY irritating.

32 Bring up the fact that Hans Asperger collaborated with the Nazis
33 Interrupt their stims
34 Say that they are not loved
35 Tell them to be quiet when throw tantrums at the movie theater
36 Make a joke or pun when they're in a bad situation over a little thing
37 Force Them to Watch F-Zero GP Legend and Other Anime
38 Calling Them Chicken, Baby or Scaredy Cat for Being Too Sensitive in the Loud Movie Theater or Amusement Parks
39 Tell Them They Should Stay Suicidal and You Wouldn’t Miss Them!
40 Swearing at Them
41 Scream for no reason
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1. Assume they are not intelligent
2. Tell them they're too sensitive
3. Force them to be around other people when they don't want to
1. Assume they are not intelligent
2. Tell them they're too sensitive
3. Talk to them like they're idiots


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