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.

 

Autism Society of America’s “Day on the Hill” (2/22/2017) - We sent our Administrative Coordinator, Jacquie Benestante, to the Autism Society of America’s “Day on the Hill” Advocacy Conference last week from February 15-17th in Washington D.C. Autism Society affiliates from all over the country were educated on a number of legislative issues affecting adults and children with autism and their families. The Autism Society of America […]
February Advocacy News (2/14/2017) - Read about what’s going on in Texas and hear about our upcoming trip to Washington D.C. February Advocacy News
Welcome to our Spring 2017 Intern! (2/1/2017) - Kiki McGuinn MSSW Intern Kiki McGuinn received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish at Seattle University in Washington State. She moved to San Francisco to participate in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps where she worked as a Children’s Program Assistant at Raphael House, a homeless shelter for families in the Tenderloin neighborhood. She was then […]
Brown Bag Learning Lunch Series (1/24/2017) - In January we started a new monthly series, the Brown Bag Learning Lunch.  Join us at our office (or watch live on Facebook), as we discuss different issues affecting individuals and families with autism. Feel free to bring your lunch with you as you hear from local experts. Check out the upcoming events below.  For […]