High Functioning Autism:
Temple Grandin, a designer of humane food animal handling systems.
Michelle Dawson, autism researcher and autism rights activist who has made ethical challenges to Applied Behavior Analysis 
Dylan Scott Pierce, wildlife illustrator
Donna Williams, Australian author of Nobody Nowhere and Somebody Somewhere; after testing for deafness in late childhood, and being labelled 'disturbed', Donna was formally diagnosed as autistic in her 20s
Daniel Tammet, British autistic savant, believed to have Asperger Syndrome 
Liane Holliday Willey, author of Pretending to be Normal, Asperger Syndrome in the Family; Asperger syndrome advocate; education professor; and adult diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 35
Satoshi Tajiri, creator of Pokémon
Dawn Prince-Hughes, PhD, primate anthropologist, ethologist, and author of Songs for the Gorilla Nation
Matt Savage, U.S. autistic jazz prodigy
Henriett Seth-F., Hungarian autistic savant, poet, writer and artist
Jonathan Lerman, American artist
Tito Mukhopadhyay, author, poet and philosopher
Daryl Hannah, an American actress best known for her roles in Splash, Blade Runner and Kill Bill was diagnosed as a child as being 'borderline autistic'
Matthew Laborteaux, actor on Little House on the Prairie
Sue Rubin, subject of documentary Autism Is a World. Sue Rubin has no oral speech but does communicate with facilitated communication.
Christopher Knowles, American poet
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