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

Advocacy

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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.

Education

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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.

Recreation

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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.

Support

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

 

Summer Camp: KidsActing Foundation (5/2/2016) - We’re excited to continue our partnership with KidsActing Foundation. After a successful acting class pilot program this Spring, they are offering a free Summer camp for individuals with autism of all ages from July 18-22nd at their location in East Austin. Details are still being finalized, but the camp will be mornings only for approximately […]
Texas Rowing For All: Summer Camp! (5/2/2016) - Rowing Camp & Camp Kayak: We’ve partnered with Texas Rowing for All for 2 choices of Summer Camps, Camp Kayak (age 8 & up) or Rowing Camp (ages 13 & up), both from August 1st-5th. The camp is $200 for the week and promises to be a lot of fun! Flyers & Applications: Camp Kayak App […]
Advocacy Action Alert! Kevin & Avonte’s Law (4/13/2016) - Please help get this passed! We’ve heard from our National Autism Society office and our Senator needs to hear from us (Texans!) tonight & tomorrow (Thursday 4/14).  Please email Senator Cornyn’s office and ask for his support for Kevin & Avonte’s Law which would would provide the necessary resources and training for first responders to better […]
Media Advisory-Autism First Responder Video Press Conference (4/5/2016) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Autism Awareness_Training Video news release Contact: Susan Risdon at (214)226-6741    susan@redmediagroup.com MEDIA ADVISORY FOR NEWS CONFERENCE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 5 AT 1 P.M. 91% of Children Who Drown in the U.S. are Children with Autism, Children with Autism May Run Back into Their Home Even if the House is Burning Down & […]
OpEd in Austin American Statesman for National Autism Awareness Month (4/4/2016) - Our Executive Director, Suzanne Potts, submitted an OpEd to the Austin American Statesman as we kick off April and National Autism Awareness Month (NAAM). We are doing our part to raise awareness and acceptance for people with autism this month around Central Texas. Link: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/opinion/potts-those-affected-by-autism-deserve-support-and/nqyS8/