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Please join the Autism Society of Texas, Autism Speaks, Easterseals, Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, Texans for Special Education Reform, and other nonprofit groups, stakeholders, parents, and concerned advocates, as we come together to advocate for the needs of children and adults with autism, and their families. We’ll hear from […]
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. […]
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.
Please help Autism Society of America & other advocates get this passed! After some slightly altered language, the US House passed Kevin & Avonte’s Law, but it is now going back to the US Senate! Please call our two US Senators and let them know you support Kevin & Avonte’s […]
Please help us support Kevin & Avonte’s Law today, 11/30/16! Kevin and Avonte’s Law (H.R. 4919) will help safeguard children with autism or other developmental disabilities from wandering. We need your help! Please contact five members of the Judiciary Committee from Texas (listed below) who are opposing Kevin and Avonte’s […]
Check out the November newsletter! It’s full of everything going on at Autism Society of Central Texas & in our community! This month we’re launching Access-Austin, our vocational program for adults with autism, and also holding a Health & Wellness Day at Whole Foods at Lamar & 6th Street! Don’t miss […]
2016 Texas Autism Research Conference The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Texas Autism Research & Resource Center (TARRC) will host the 6th annual Texas Autism Research Conference, “New Insights: Research to Practice” on June 14-15, 2016. The conference program has been finalized and features two national keynote speakers: […]
Please help get this passed! We’ve heard from our National Autism Society office and our Senator needs to hear from us (Texans!) tonight & tomorrow (Thursday 4/14). Please email Senator Cornyn’s office and ask for his support for Kevin & Avonte’s Law which would would provide the necessary resources and training […]