The autistic community has been speaking out because we need more than autism awareness. We need autism acceptance, empowerment, and pride. Wearing autism pins, buttons, stickers, patches, and other visible affirmations of neurodiversity is a simple but important way to advocate for the rights of neurodivergent people. All of the autism pins, stickers, and other accessories in this list use the words and symbols actually autistic people have chosen to represent us. You won’t find a single puzzle piece here — except one that’s crossed out!
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Autism Pins, Buttons, Stickers, and Accessories from Neurodivergent and Autistic-Owned Businesses
All of the items featured in this section are made by artisans and small business owners who are actually autistic and/or neurodivergent.
Autism Pins – Autistic-Owned Business
These acrylic pins make it easy to show your neurodiversity pride. The actually autistic designer also makes stickers, keychains, and silicone bracelets.
Autism Pins and Keychains – Made by an Autistic and Disabled Artist
These beautiful enamel pins and keychains are made by an autistic person in Australia. I especially love the feelings wheel keychain as many autistic people struggle with alexithymia, a difficulty identifying your emotions.
Autism Stickers and Buttons – Autistic-Run Business
These autism stickers encourage autistic people to embrace stimming and being ourselves. They are just a few of the awesome, or rather ausome, buttons and stickers you can find at Ausome Doodles, an autistic-run business.
Autism Pins and Stickers – Neuro Positive
“Nothing about us without us” is a rallying cry across the disability community. Autistic people can speak for ourselves, whether it’s by speech, signing, AAC, or just our actions — if neurotypical people will listen. These stickers, pins, and postcards are made by a neurodivergent artist.
Spicy Autism Sticker, Autistic Women Stickers and More
If you’re tired of your autism being dismissed as “mild,” you’ll love this “spicy autism” sticker. This autistic designer also has lots of items for women and AFAB folks whose autism often goes overlooked and undiagnosed. Wake up, world, women are autistic too; sometimes it presents differently in us, but we’re valid and need to be acknowledged!
Neurodivergent Infinity Symbol Enamel Pin – Autistic-Owned Business
The infinity symbol was chosen by neurodivergent people to represent the beauty and diversity of the autism spectrum as well as other forms of neurodiversity such as sensory processing disorder and ADHD. It is an alternative to the autism puzzle piece, which many actually autistic people find offensive. Heremeow is an autistic pin designer who also makes TV, movie, and pop culture enamel pins.
Neurodiversity Pride Infinity Rainbow Pins and More – Created by an Autistic Artist
This version of the neurodiversity infinity symbol was created by autistic artist Margaux Wosk. It is available in necklaces, pins, stickers, and keychains.
Autism Stickers – Actually Autistic
Autism acceptance, actually autistic pride, and protecting neurodivergent kids are just a few of the themes you’ll find in this neurodiverse, feminist, and LGBTQ+ affirming designer’s line of stickers, magnets, mugs, and more.
Autism Communication Badges and Badge Kits – Disabled-Owned Business
Communication badges help autistic and other disabled people who are non-verbal and/or in situations where speaking may be difficult due to stress or sensory overload. These communication badges are available individually or in badge kits such as the one shown above. They also offer badges for auditory processing disorder, ADHD, anxiety, and other invisible disabilities.
I’m a Person, Not a Puzzle Autism Pin and Stim Pin
People who are new to the world of autism often think of the puzzle piece as a symbol of autism awareness. But most autistic adults hate the puzzle piece, because it suggests that we are a puzzle that needs to be solved, or that autistic people are missing pieces compared to neurotypical people.
Autistic Pride, Anti-ABA, and Anti-Autism Speaks Buttons
Most autistic people tell it like it is, and these buttons do just that. We’re tired of neurotypicals trying to change us for their convenience using abusive ABA, and funding toxic organizations like Autism Speaks that think we need to be cured. Wear one or several of these autism buttons and let the world know how you feel!
Neurodiversity Buttons, Patches, and Zines – Made by a Trans and Autistic Artist
These autism patches, buttons, and zines are made by Lex, a queer, trans, autistic artist.
Neurodiversity Is Beautiful Pins, Stickers – Queer and Autistic Artist
Neurodiversity is beautiful, and so are all the designs created by this autistic artist. She also makes pins, magnets, and more that celebrate the disability community, the LGBTQ+ community, and the rights of BIPOC.
Autism Acceptance NOT Awareness – Neurodivergent and Queer-Owned Business
Autism awareness is not enough. We need autism acceptance, and this keychain makes that clear. This design is also available in stickers, buttons, and earrings, so you can advocate wherever you go.
Neurodiverse Universe Pin – Nonbinary, Queer, Neurodivergent Designer
These autism pins and stickers celebrate us just the way we are.
More Autism Stickers, Pins, and Accessories
This section contains more autism acceptance and empowerment items we love, but the business is either not autistic-owned / neurodivergent-owned, or we don’t know for sure.
Cure Society, Not Autism Pin
This pin was designed by a person with mental health conditions for a loved one on the autism spectrum. It’s a sweet design, perfect for kids, teachers, and parents, and a great way to express autism acceptance.
Autism Acceptance Window Stickers and Laptop Stickers
These autism stickers can go in your car window or on your laptop to help spread the word about acceptance.
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