The Heart of Texas Autism Network, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation based in Waco Texas,  aids children and adults affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families and the community in the Heart of Central Texas area.

© 2017 Heart of Texas Autism Network

 

What is Autism?

  • Also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), autism is a lifelong, neurological condition that affects each individual differently, in varying degrees of severity
     

  • ASD affects people of all races and socio-economic status.
     

  • The incidence of ASD has been rising significantlt. Most recent data shows that 1 in 68 children have an ASD diagnosis. The rate among is 5 tmies higher - 1 in 42.
     

  • Individuals with ASD may require different levels of support.
     

  • Appropriate interventions can play a key role in helping individuals with ASD to develop to their full potential. Although starting early is best, it's never too late to begin or resume therapeutic interventions.
     

  • ASD can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical health issues such as sleep and gastrointestinal disturbances. Some persons with ASD excel in visual skills, music, math and art.

2020 HOTAN Run/Walk for Autism 

Saturday, April 25, 2020  Brazos Park East Waco, Tx

5K Run 8:00 a.m.

Fun Walk 10:00 a.m.

The Heart of Texas Autism Network with collaboration Pro Fit Race Timing is presenting our annual Autism Run/Walk. We’re raising funds to support programs and activities that further the goal that persons with ASD have the opportunity to reach their full potential, share their talents and skills, and participate fully in our community. The event will be a family-friendly, fun event with games, activities, music and refreshments for all.

RESOURCES

HOTAN offers a list for local, state and national resources. If you need more information or have a suggestion  please contact us.

 

NEWS & EVENTS
Join HOTAN on April 28,2018  for our Annual  1K Walk/5k Run for Autism

Brazos Park East  3516 N M.L.K. Jr Blvd  Waco, TX US 76702 from 8am. to 2pm.

The Walk/Run will be a family-friendly, fun event with games, activities, music and refreshments for all.

CALENDAR

We also offer a calendar of upcoming events and activities for many other special need events happening around the Central Texas area.