Welcome to the Autism Society of Central Texas

The Autism Society of Central Texas changes lives by connecting families and individuals to community resources and support throughout Central Texas. Offerings include support meetings in both Austin and San Antonio; on-line networking opportunities; Sensory Friendly films; and fun family activities. Volunteers usually respond to individual telephone and e-mail inquiries within 48 hours.

The Autism Society of Central Texas is a 501(c)3 organization that depends heavily on donations. Please know that contributions are tax deductible and will be used locally.



Learn more about the Autism Society of Central Texas


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.


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.


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.


The Autism Society supports parents on-line through Yahoo, Facebook, and Meetup and face-to-face through monthly get-togethers around Central Texas.


You talked. We listened. (9/19/2016) - You can check out our new map here.
Wings for All Program Comes to Austin! (9/10/2016) - For Immediate Release                                                                                   Contact: Deborah Wallace September 2, 2016 wings-for-all-press-release                                                                                dwallace@thearcoftexas.org 512-485-9731 GREAT PHOTO AND VIDEO OPPORTUNITY!                                                                                                                      Wings for All™ Program Comes to Austin! Austin, TX – On September 10th, The Arc will host the Wings for All™ event at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)! This event is being held in partnership with AUS, American Airlines, […]
Announcing ACCESS Austin: Expanding Opportunities for Adults with Autism (9/1/2016) - On September 1st at the Austin City Council meeting, the Autism Society of Central Texas was approved for a Social Services & Capacity Building grant through Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department! We are beyond thrilled that with this generous grant, we can now provide even more services to our local adult autism population […]
Employment Coach Position (8/30/2016) - The Autism Society of Central Texas is hiring! We are looking for an Employment Coach to join our team and support families in Central Texas. Please see the attached job description for more information. Job Description- Employment Coach
ASCT Statement regarding San Antonio District Attorney Autism Video (8/29/2016) - For IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Autism Society of Central Texas Statement on San Antonio District Attorney Autism Video Austin, TX, August 29 2016– Recent remarks by San Antonio District Attorney Nico LaHood linking causes of autism to vaccines raised questions about the causes and cure for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While much is speculated about the cause […]