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. […]
Read about what’s going on in Texas and hear about our upcoming trip to Washington D.C. February Advocacy News
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 […]
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 […]
We are pleased to announce that the Autism Society of Central Texas is changing our name and expanding our service area, effective immediately, to the Autism Society of Texas. We currently maintain priority program coverage for a twenty-four (24) county service area, including Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, […]
We’re ready for the 85th Texas Legislative Session! Read all about our legislative priorities, partners, and updates here in our new Advocacy newsletter.
Free training for current & retired military families- 5 week course begins next week. (1/9/17 week). Training Details · Training is provided via online modules and videoconferencing with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral level · The curriculum lasts 5-weeks and parents should expect to spend about 30 minutes on independent […]
Many of you know that Dianne Doggett, one of our longtime volunteers who runs the Autism Treatment Forum Support Group, was honored with a Recognize Good Award in 2016! She is now in a contest to win $10,000 for Autism Society of Central Texas! How Does It Work? Anyone in […]
Read the January Newsletter. Happy New Year! We have so many great things planned for 2017! Please read our newsletter for all the updates! Coming up this weekend we have our free monthly Crossfit at a new day and time (Saturdays at 10:30 AM)! We are also starting a new […]
Read all about our year here & see it numbers below! 2016: Year in Review We had a great 2016 with thousands of families of children with autism supported, and new programming for adults with autism. We are honored to serve our autism community & wish you a Happy 2017!