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From July 9-12, 2018, staff and a board member from Autism Society of Texas attended the Autism Society of America’s 50th Annual Conference in Bethesda, Maryland, with a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Autism Society affiliates from all over the country were educated on a number of […]
Our El Paso chapter has great things happening in April! Check out the list below. For questions about events, please email email@example.com or check them out on Facebook!
Texas Education Agency asking for feedback on their Corrective Action Plan Last week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released their updated draft of the Corrective Action Plan required by the US Department of Education in response to the illegal 8.5% cap on special education enrollment in Texas. View input and […]
Advocacy Alert: #FundMFP (Money Follows the Person) Meredyth Alexander, Advocacy Intern EMPOWER Care Act gets Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Back Home. The Bipartisan EMPOWER Care Act (Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources & Care Act) – helps Medicaid beneficiaries receive long-term services and support in their community […]
We are thrilled to have three part time interns this Spring assisting us in various areas! We know they are going to be a great asset to Autism Society of Texas! Meredyth Alexander, Advocacy Intern Meredyth received her M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Texas at San […]
TAKE TWO! NO TAX ON DISABILITY CALL-IN DAY! The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act continues to be a threat to people with disabilities, with the potential for huge cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and negative changes in provisions in the ACA. The Autism Society of America along with the state affiliates, […]
Please join the Autism Society of America and advocates across the country on Wednesday, November 29th for National Call-In Day: No Tax on Disability! Photo images from Center for Public Representation. Call our Texas U.S. Senators today and urge them to please vote NO on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. […]
Texas Families! Please help us by calling Senator Ted Cruz and Senator John Cornyn today (Wednesday 11/15) or tomorrow morning at 11/16. If you cannot call, please send an email. Ask Senator Cornyn & Senator Cruz to support Kevin & Avonte’s Law, S.2070. Contact information is below! Thank you! Call […]
Monday, September 25th – please call or email our Texas US Senators. Please see below for a suggestion of what to say when you call or email. Senator John Cornyn Email https://www.cornyn.senate.gov/contact Washington D.C. Office: 202-224-2934 Central Texas Office: 512-469-6034 Senator Ted Cruz (We are aware he is currently opposed to […]