Welcome to the Autism Society of Greater Austin

The Autism Society of Greater Austin 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 Greater Austin 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 Greater Austin

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. 

Recent Posts

KVUE Story on CDC Incidence Report (3/29/2014) - http://www.kvue.com/home/Cause-of-Autism-increase-still-being-debated-252954331.html
Autism Prevalence Rates Increase According to CDC, Autism Society Responds (3/27/2014) - Bethesda, MD (March 27, 2014) – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce new autism prevalence rates. According to the CDC report, the prevalence rate for autism is now 1 in 68, which is an increase of over 30% from the 2008 CDC report. “The Autism Society continues to be concerned with […]
The Potts Family (3/17/2014) - When our son Luke was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 5, the first place we called was the Autism Society of Greater Austin. We received the resource guide, as well as great information and referrals. We are so grateful for the support and information that the Autism Society of Greater Austin provides and we continue to participate every […]
From a long time member (3/17/2014) - Our family has been a member of the Autism Society of Greater Austin for the past 8 or 9 years. What a fabulous organization! I have networked with many other parents and found new friends and families who have adult “kids” like my son. ASGA (as we call it) has sponsored some amazing programs over […]
The Hart Family (3/7/2014) - 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 in 1995, we joined the […]