September 2023 Newsletter

Our September newsletter is out! Some newsletter highlights:   • Spark Learning‘s Putt Fore Autism is 11/03-11/04 at Peter Pan Mini-Golf! • Hunter Hinze Fund Application for Autistic Adults Closes 09/18 at noon! • Big Thicket Sensory Sunday Nature Walk is 09/17 at Big Thicket Nature Preserve • Bike to […]

Board Member Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Hamrick

Jennifer Hamrick, PhD, BCBA, LBA is the Director of the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research and an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University. Dr. Hamrick joined our board in 2022 and quickly hit the ground running, providing support to AST staff and individuals in the Autism community. Jennifer […]

August 2023 Newsletter

  Did you catch our August newsletter? Some newsletter highlights:  • AST Pool Party at Volente Beach is Sept 9th! • Hunter Hinze Fund Application Opens Friday, Aug 18th at NOON! • Support Group Spotlight: Autism Girls Group • Bike for AST at Bike to the Beach on Oct 14th […]

Connections Created!: July 2023 Recap

Check out some highlights from July!  We had a great time presenting at the Texas Parent to Parent conference as well as meeting parents and self-advocates from across the state! OurDirector of Statewide Education & Outreach, Adriana, did a fantastic job presenting Autism 101 in Spanish. Thank you so much […]

July 2023 Newsletter

Our July Newsletter is out! Some highlights include: AUTonomy Discussion “Autistic Burnout & Masking” on Facebook Live Autism Girls groups now in Austin, Dallas, Houston, & San Antonio Last chance to register for Camp Kayak! AST Presenting at TXP2P Conference Read our July newsletter here!

Connections Created!: June 2023 Recap

Check out some highlights from June! We are extremely grateful to Emerson for continuing to support AST through a $5,000 grant in support of our Spanish programs. We held our free Seminars Across the Spectrum presentation, “Sensory Friendly Healthcare” on Facebook Live with Dr. Mayra Corona presenting. View it now on […]

Preparing For 4th of July Fun!

The 4th of July holiday usually includes a bunch of fun, exciting activities for individuals and families to enjoy but these activities can often be overstimulating for people on the spectrum. Check out these tips to help set you and your family up for success this 4th of July!  Plan […]

June 2023 Newsletter

Our June Newsletter is out! Some highlights include: SATS Presentation “Sensory Friendly Healthcare” on Facebook Live Jack Stephens Scholarship Fund Closes June 19th! Swim Safe resources AST Presenting at TXP2P Conference Read more of our June newsletter here! 

Connections Created!: May 2023 Recap

We were very active this May, connecting with members of the community at events across the state! On May 6th, we had a great time at the Art for Autism event in San Antonio alongside Autism Treatment Center and Mindcolor Autism, supporting Autistic artists in showcasing and selling their work. […]