The Hart Family

When our son John was diagnosed with autism in 1988, we were overwhelmed, devastated, and alone. We called the Autism Society for information and support and immediately connected with other families in our area who were living with what was then a poorly understood disorder. When we moved to Austin […]

Region XIII Training Opportunities

On-Line Training Modules The Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism is comprised of two organizations: the 20 Regional Service Centers and the Texas Education Agency. Together, they have created a program to help educators who serve kids with autism spectrum disorders gain more access to training, support, and various other resources. […]

Autism Society Member Publishes iBook

Cooking with the Autistic Child by longtime Autism Society member Margaret Ott and her collaborator Suchita Mujumdar is now for sale on the iBookstore site for $9.99. It requires an iPad with iBooks software. I had the chance to preview the book over the summer and thought it was great.  Margaret […]

Autism Society: New Study Demonstrates Greater Need for Services and Associated Funding

Mar 20, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) with funding and direction from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a report that suggests 1 in 50 children has autism. Todays data comes from the National Survey of Children’s Health, a nationally-representative […]