• 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.

     

     

    Check out these website for more information!

    Autism Society

    Autism Speaks

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    au Autsim Parent Information Night

    Thursday April 18th

    6:00-7:00

    Wills Point High School- Lecture Hall

    Light refreshments will be provided! There will also be a door prize!

    Please RSVP by Monday, August 15th

    Renay Richards 903-873-2979 ext. 7807

    renay.richards@wpisd.com

     

     

     

     

     World Autism Day is April 2 

     world autism day

     

     

      Autism Awareness

  • Richards       My name is Renay Richards and I am the Autism/Behavior Specialist for the District. This is my 2nd year with the district. I was born & raised here, graduated from Wills Point High School in 2005 and currently live here with my husband and 3 children! I have a passion for special education and am very grateful to be in a position where I can help support and provide resources to teachers and parents/guardians working with children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)