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.


August Newsletter (8/2/2016) - Our August newsletter is out! We have some great things happening in the next few weeks! Free pool party, new support group in Hutto, free adult recreation & support events, free Els for Autism golf program & more! Read it here: http://tinyurl.com/zgxa4fk Subscribe here: http://www.austinautismsociety.org/subscribe/
Summer Safety Tips For Children On The Autism Spectrum Who Wander (7/29/2016) - Photo by Pixabay Summer is a great time for families to bond and have fun, but for parents of children on the autism spectrum, it can be a stressful time as well. Many kids on the spectrum have issues with wandering, and warm summer months can make that a little easier to do. There are […]
Hunter Hinze Transition Grant Awards (7/22/2016) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             CONTACT: AUTISM SOCIETY of Central Texas                                                                                       Suzanne Potts                                                                                                 512-479-4199                                                                                                 Suzanne@austinautismsociety.org  News Release: Austin, TX On July 15, 2016, the Autism Society of Central Texas was pleased to award five (5) young adults with autism with Hunter Hinze Adult Transition Grants. These individuals were from areas around our twenty-four […]
We want your feedback! (7/19/2016) - Have you attended one of our support groups before? Are you a member of our Yahoo group? Help us learn what you liked about our support groups and how we shape them better in the future with your feedback! Fill out the survey by August 15th, 2016 to help: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZSX8F7B Feel free to reach out to […]
Recognize Good Legend: Dianne Doggett (6/16/2016) - We are so excited to announce that Dianne Doggett  is a “Recognize Good Legend”.  Dianne runs the support group “Autism Treatment Forum” for Autism Society of Central Texas, and has helped hundreds of families over her many years of volunteering. Please join us Friday June 24th as she is presented with the award.  Dianne has chosen Autism Society […]