The Autism Society of Texas

The Autism Society of Texas is a 501(c)3 organization that depends heavily on donations. Please know that contributions are tax deductible and will be used uphold our mission of improving the lives of all affected by autism.

The Autism Society of Texas serves all counties in Texas through free information and referrals, education, and state & national advocacy.



We provide community inclusion events, recreation, and support groups in areas we have a local chapter including El Paso, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. To learn more about our services, please email us  at

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For more information on each chapter please click on the links below:

El Paso Chapter

San Antonio Chapter

Gulf Coast/Houston Chapter (Please email for information).

Our Austin office is located at 300 E. Highland Mall Blvd., Suite 205, Austin, TX 78752. 

Please note that while we are often in the office during normal business hours, there are also many times when we are gone for part or all of the day at an offsite location doing training, advocacy work, or at education events. If you would like to visit our office please email us at or call us at 512-479-4199 to confirm that someone will be at the office at the time you will be coming. Thank you. [wpgmza id=”1″]

Options Policy

Find out more about the Autism Society of America’s Options Policy here. We encourage all families to consult with medical providers to make the best decisions for their families. Each person is unique therefore there is no one right way for treatment. Abusive treatment of any kind is not an option.  The Autism Society of Texas adheres to the Guiding Principals and Standards set forth by the Autism Society of America and encourages individuals with autism to seek out information and treatment advice that works best for them.

About the Autism Society

ribbon-largeThe Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Founded in 1965 by Dr. Bernard Rimland, Dr. Ruth Sullivan and many other parents of children with autism, the Autism Society is the leading source of trusted and reliable information about autism. Through its strong national network of affiliates, the Autism Society has spearheaded numerous pieces of state and local legislation. The Autism Society’s website is one of the most visited websites on autism in the world and its quarterly journal, Autism Advocate, has a broad national readership.