Founded in 2007, Susan and Glenn Wood along with a group of concerned parents saw the need for a different type center to serve families affected by autism. The Hope Center for Autism was born from the need for a supportive environment and more ABA Therapy for families in the Fort Worth area. Parents formed together to agree on what was needed and what would be beneficial during their journey. The Wood’s vision aligned with these parents perfectly and the Hope Center for Autism was formed.
Hope Center for Autism provides services to support the family affected by autism. We afford a wide range of services to meet the personal needs of each family. Services are specific and programmed on a case-by-case basis. Hope Center for Autism employs two full-time BCBA’s on staff. This ensures the implementation of programs meets the standards of our BCBA supervisors.
Our Services Include:
Hope Center for Autism prides itself in providing resources for family and friends of children with Autism. Here you will find a glossary of terms, important research on Autism and helpful links across the web as well as some of our esteemed donors.
Is Autism awareness enough? I think it used to be, it was great to see the info getting coverage. Seeing autism in the news and all the posts on Facebook, twitter and such was very exciting. Today, I have to admit, I get a bit upset with the coverage, and my reasoning is simple. One month educating the USA about what autism is not enough. It’s not enough when autism rates are higher than diabetes, AIDS, cancer, muscular dystrophy, and Down Syndrome combined. Please don’t misunderstand or see me as ungrateful. We on the frontlines need so much more. We need you all to understand and accept autism, which requires more than being aware of autism facts. People with autism do learn; they learn differently, but they learn. Have you ever heard that info during autism awareness month? I question why we are not teaching the general public skills to accept people with autism. Acceptance means we must teach about our differences and the ways we are all alike. Acceptance requires understanding; understanding comes when information is given. People with autism are very loving, social people when they are comfortable and trust the situation. Just like other people. I wanted..Read More »