Advocacy


TX Lege Hearing Information: March 18-25th   Recently updated !

Autism Society of  Texas Legislative Priorities here. Sign up for our Email Advocacy List here. Join us for Texas Autism Advocacy Day on 4/26. Sign up here! HEARINGS 3/18-3/25 If you would like to make your position known on a bill and cannot register your position in person at a […]


HB 3: Include Special Ed. Funding!   Recently updated !

HB 3 will be heard in the Public Education Committee today, Tuesday 3/12!  We need you to send emails & or make calls asking for  HB 3 to be amended to include Special Education funding today & tomorrow! Hearing notice: (https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/86R/schedules/html/C4002019031210301.HTM) Don’t stop calling/emailing until you hear that HB 3 […]


Advocacy Alert: Help us get ABA covered under Medicaid!

Please contact the following state Representatives and express your support to fund Exceptional Item 45 which would give children on Medicaid access to ABA therapy! Please email the following people (see email sample below): Rep. John Zerwas, Chair (R-Richmond) Appropriations Chair john.zerwas@house.texas.gov Rep. Sarah Davis, Art ll, Chair (R-West University Place) […]


HHSC Hearing Information: 2/6/19

An important hearing is happening next Wednesday 2/6 for Health & Human Services Appropriations. We will be there testifying. This hearing is a request for funding for numerous programs and supports that impact adults & children with autism such as: -ECI (Early Childhood Intervention) funding. -Getting Medicaid to cover Applied […]