Welcome to the Autism Society of Texas

The Autism Society of Texas changes lives by connecting families and individuals to community resources and support throughout Texas. Offerings include support meetings; on-line networking opportunities; Sensory Friendly films; and fun family activities. 

The Autism Society of Texas is a 501(c)3 organization that depends heavily on donations. Please know that contributions are tax deductible and will be used locally.

 

 

Learn more about the Autism Society of Texas

Advocacy

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The Autism Society works with other local groups and the Texas Legislature to celebrate our families and draw attention to the challenges we face on a day to day basis.

Education

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The Autism Society is committed to educating people about autism and various interventions.  In addition to families who live with autism every day, we also work to educate members of the community, such as first responders or a hair salon, on how they can serve individuals on the autism spectrum.

Recreation

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It's not always easy to find fun activities for individuals with autism. The Autism Society sponsors outings and activities for children and adults on the spectrum.

Support

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The Autism Society supports parents on-line through Yahoo, Facebook, and Meetup and face-to-face through monthly get-togethers around Central Texas.

 

American Health Care Act: Statement from Autism Society of America (5/9/2017) - May 5, 2017 The House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) with the addition of amendments that fail to reflect the reality of the lives of people with disabilities. The Autism Society of America, along with its many partners, are outraged by this vote. AHCA was not properly debated and […]
Access Austin: Looking for clients (5/9/2017) - On September 1st at the Austin City Council meeting, the Autism Society of Central Texas was approved for a Social Services & Capacity Building grant through Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department! We are beyond thrilled that with this generous grant, and we can now provide even more services to our local adult autism […]
Hunter Hinze Adult Transition Grant Awards (5/3/2017) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   CONTACT: AUTISM SOCIETY of Texas                                                                                     Suzanne Potts                                                                                                 512-479-4199                                                                                                 Suzanne@texasautismsociety.org Funding awarded to adults with autism through the Hunter Hinze Adult Transition Grants Austin, TX May 3, 2017, the Autism Society of Texas was pleased to award four (4) young adults with autism with Hunter Hinze Adult Transition Grants. […]
Summer Camp Guide 2017 & Autism Society Camp Partners (5/2/2017) - Take a look at the 2017 Summer Camp Guide! This is a very comprehensive guide for children with special needs in Central Texas and surrounding areas, developed in collaboration by Easter Seals Central Texas, Parent Support & Training Program, and Austin Independent School District Family and School Support Team. The Autism Society of Texas has […]