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.


Texas Autism Research and Resource Center Conference (5/17/2016) - 2016 Texas Autism Research Conference The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Texas Autism Research & Resource Center (TARRC) will host the 6th annual Texas Autism Research Conference, “New Insights: Research to Practice” on June 14-15, 2016. The conference program has been finalized and features two national keynote speakers: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh Ph.D., BCBA […]
May Newsletters (5/16/2016) - Are you getting our newsletter? It comes out twice a month & has lots of great information about Autism Society of Central Texas & community events as well!  Subscribe here. May Newsletter May Mid-Month News  
Welcome our MSW Field Intern! (5/13/2016) - We are excited to have Carolyn Hohn join us as our MSW Field Intern from May until December 2016! Carolyn is a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from St. Edward’s university, and is currently working towards her Master’s of Social Work from Texas State University, with an anticipated […]
Welcome the new ASCT Program Specialist! (5/13/2016) - We are excited to announce we have hired a part-time Program Specialist, Caroline Turner! We are thrilled to have her join us and look forward to having her expertise and experience on our team. Here’s a little bit about Caroline: Caroline is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She graduated from The University of Texas with a Master of […]
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 […]