• what is autism?                                                 

    As defined in Texas by code 34 CFR 300.8(c)(1) Autism means a developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction, generally evident before age three, that adversely affects a child's educational performance. Other characteristics often associated with autism are engagement in repetitive activities and stereotyped movements, resistance to environmental change or change in daily routines and unusual responses to sensory experiences.

     

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    Visit the sites below for more information on parenting a child with Autism

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  • "It is never too late to exand the mind of a person with Autism."

    -Dr. Temple Grandin

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Renay Richards

Autism/Behavior Specialist

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903-873-2979 ext. 7807