According to the CDC:
Autism now affects;

1 in 68 children (among 12 year olds in 2014).

That's almost five times more common among boys than girls; 1 in 42 boys, 1 in 189 girls.  

According to estimates from CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabiities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, March 28, 2014.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6302a1.htm?s_cid=ss6302a1_w


1 in 50 students (2% of children between the ages of 6-17) has an autism spectrum disorder. National Health Statistics Reports: March 20, 2013
www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/

One in 45 children in Katy has been identified with
an autism spectrum disorder;

there is hope.
Mission: 
Katy Autism Support is a Not for Profit 501(c)(3) Organization.



Katy Autism Support is committed to educating and empowering families living with autism in our community by:

  • Raising awareness of the needs of families.
  • Offering information, referrals and resources regarding therapies, special education issues, biomedical treatments and other interventions.
  • Advocating for the fair, respectful treatment of all children regardless of the presence of a disability.
  • Building bridges to schools, faith-based organizations, and other public- and private-sector entities in Katy.

We carry out that mission through quarterly in-person support group meetings with featured speakers, special events for families, organized advocacy efforts, our Facebook discussion page, & website. We also lobby on behalf of legislation effecting autism on a state and national level.


KAS Board of Directors:
President, Cynthia Reece
Secretary, Claire Dempsey
Treasurer, John Welch

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