Updated 6-17-11 Updated 7-10-11
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Heart of Texas Autism Network
Our Mission: To empower
individuals, families, and
communities touched by
Autism Spectrum Disorder to
live fulfilling lives.

There is no charge for
membership and no dues.
Meetings feature guest
speakers and usually include
free childcare for children with
ASD and their siblings, with a
reservation.

Other activities and programs
promote  inclusion,
independence and
participation in the community
for all people affected by ASD.


CHECK OUR
LINKS PAGE
FOR RESOURCES FOR A
WIDE VARIETY OF NEEDS!!

HOTAN is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization
and donations are
tax deductible.

For a free HOTAN brochure
PDF file
click here.


HOTAN is seeking volunteers  
for  fundraisers, programs,
community relations,
volunteer coordination, and
communications (website,
newsletters and publicity).

Creativity and enthusiasm is
needed!
To volunteer, please
Contact
Us on this website or email
i
nfo@hotan254.org
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HOTAN seeks people who speak
Spanish to help the parents of
ASD persons whose primary
language is Spanish.

Contact HOTAN through our
Contact Us page.
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April is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH
but for those living with autism,
"Awareness" is  24/7, 365 days a year
data published by the CDC show a continuing upward trend
in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders.  

In
2007, based on 2002 data, CDC reported that 1 in 150 children had an ASD.  
In
2009, based on 2006 data, CDC reported that 1 in 110 children had an ASD.  
In 2012, based on 2008 data ...CDC reported that 1 in 88 children had an ASD.
And on
March 27th, 2014, based on 2010 data, CDC reported 1 in 68 children had
an ASD,

... an increase of 120% from 2002










Other figures released by the CDC indicate
1 in 50 school-age children
has an autism spectrum diagnosis.

Join us!
Together, we can make a difference!

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"News to Use and Share"
newsletter -- great information on
fun activities, programs, meetings,
news and information!

CLICK HERE to subscribe
Click Here for a
Calendar of
events, meetings
and activities;
submit your events
at the "
Contact Us"
tab on this website
Updated 6-17-11 Updated 7-10-11

Heart of Texas Autism Network
P.O. Box 2484
Waco, TX 76703
Area support groups
in Waco, McLennan
and Surrounding
Counties
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NEW WEBSITE --
www.hotan254.org