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There is no charge for
membership and no
dues. Monthly
meetings are held with
guest speakers, open
discussions and

Free qualified child
care is usally
available, with a
reservation, for
children with autism
spectrum disorders
and their siblings.

For more information
on child care,
speakers, topics,
meeting date, time and
location, please visit
meetings page.

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

For a free HOTAN
brochure PDF file
click here.

HOTAN seeks people
who speak Spanish to
help the parents of
ASD persons whose
primary language is

Those qualified and
able to help should
contact HOTAN
through our
Us page.

HOTAN is seeking
volunteers to organize and
execute various programs,
activities and functions it
supports.  HOTAN needs
help with the annual Walk for
Autism and other
fundraisers, programs
(monthly meetings, supper
clubs and other informational
and social events),
community relations,
volunteer coordination, and
communications (website,
newsletters and publicity).

Creativity and
enthusiasm is needed.
To volunteer, please
contact Anita Karney
email, or call
(214) 766-3260.

ASD Qualified
A number of the staff
members who worked
at the Arc of
McLennan County
Summer Day Camp for
Children with
Disabilities are
available for childcare
or sitting.

For a list of names
with contact
information, contact
Anita Karney by
or call (214) 766-3260.

Western Heights
Baptist Church
in Waco is seeking
people who have
experience working
with children with
autism, for paid staff
positions. Those who
can help, please
contact Children’s
Minister Marcy Smith
Autism & Law Enforcement workshop May 17 & 18

Debbaudt's appearances in Texas were made possible by the Autism Society of Greater Austin,
Debbaudt's appearances in Texas were made possible by the responders and law enforcement,
please visit his , . For more information about the
Awebsiteworkshops, in a PDF file flyer,
workshops, in a PDF file flyer,
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Dr. Kluth will present The Inclusive Classroom on September 15th and Dr. Grandin will present
Autism Conference features Dr. Kluth, Dr. Grandin
Respite Funds available for Central Texas Families
of 30 counties, and would like to hear from people who need services in other counties,
particularly Hill, McLennan and surrounding counties not listed above.

Heart of Texas Independent Living Center also has funds available for families in Bell and
discounted at $4.75.

Enrollment forms for respite services must be received prior to movie date. For more
information, please visit the PAC-Relief
website, or contact Linda Davis by email or phone at
(254) 633-1358.
Autism & Disability Movie Day resumes on May 7th
The 17th Annual Texas Parent to Parent Conference will be held in San Marcos, Texas, June
Discounted Early Bird Registration is available until April 29th, 2011. For more information and
Texas Parent to Parent Conference in San Marcos
Topics covered include: Section 504 Complaints, How to Resolve Parent-School Disputes,
please visit the Wrightslaw
McLennan Co. proclaims Autism Awareness Month
Awareness Month earlier in April, prior to the Waco Walk for Autism, held at the Baylor
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