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.
The holiday season is here and that means family, parties, and food are coming at lightening speed. Like most holidays, Thanksgiving can bring about many stressors for a child with Autism. In order to ease the overstimulation and uncertainty of this holiday season, we have provided you with a few tips! First things first . . . Preparation The uncertainty that comes about with Thanksgiving can be particularly stressful for your child with Autism. For one, there is a high likelihood of them coming in contact with unfamiliar relatives or friends. In order to prepare for these interactions, consider putting together a photo book for your child of all the people they will see. The more familiar your child is with the setting he/she is going into, the smoother the day will go. Similarly, it is important that you prepare your relatives for the particular situations that might come about. For example, explaining to them the chance of overstimulation for your child when meeting new people and being in unfamiliar surroundings. Prepare them for the possible reactions that may come from your child so that they can be prepared to respond in an appropriate manner. At the Hope Center For..Read More »