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 advocacy, education events, Information & Referrals, support meetings; on-line networking opportunities; Sensory Friendly films; and fun family activities. We rely on donations to support our work and keep services free for families and autistic adults. Make a donation here.

COVID-19 Toolkit

We have consolidated resources from Autism Society of America & Disability Rights Texas and other organizations, as well as some ideas for things to do at home. Read them here, or click on image below.

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Estamos aquí para proporcionarte información y referencias gratuitas. Por favor llámanos al 512-479-4199 o envíanos un correo electrónico a support@texasutismsociety.org.

 

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.

 

September News (9/3/2020) - Check out our September newsletter! From AutFest at Home: The Sequel, to our Virtual Texas Autism Bike Ride & Fun Run, to our online support groups and advococy initiatives, we have a lot going on throughout the month! Read the September newsletter here. Subscribe here.
Vote 2020! (9/3/2020) - A note from Autism Society of Texas: Are you registered to vote? Calling all autistic adults, parent/caregivers of those with autism, autism support professionals and friends and family! We need you! Every vote counts. The autism community is broad, and electing those that will support those with disabilities has a huge impact on the lives […]
Hurricane Laura Information: Assistance & Resources (8/28/2020) - Hurricane Laura Information: Assistance & Resources If you are a family or an adult with autism seeking assistance after Hurricane Laura:  If you have phone or internet service, please contact the organizations below for support.  Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org/about-us/our-work/disaster-relief/hurricane-relief/hurricane-laura-relief.html Texas 211 https://www.211texas.org/211/  Provides a voluntary registry for people who need assistance and evacuation in the case […]
Help us Implement the Medicaid ABA Benefit! (8/27/2020) - Another action is required to move the ABA program forward! Your efforts, along with other advocates and providers, pushed the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to take a small step forward in implementing the Medicaid ABA benefit! HHSC has sent a letter asking the Governor’s office and the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) to approve […]