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Hope For Three Creates First Autism Awareness License Plate in Texas

Sugar Land, TX (June 25, 2021) – Following the end of this year’s 87th Texas legislative session, Hope For Three Autism Advocates received approval for Texas’ first autism-related specialty license plate. The new plates are available for purchase from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles in September for $30 annually, or with five-letter customization for […]


Let’s Hear it for Dad!

Let’s Honor “Ausome” Dads!! We’re looking to spotlight “ausome” dads in our community. Please submit a photo (2-3 max) of a dad/male caregiver, his kids with names, ages of kiddos, and a quote from dad, or a short story.  We’ll highlight on our Facebook page on Father’s Day weekend! Please submit photos by NOON, June […]


Save Now, Spend Later

A diagnosis of autism can not only be shocking for a family’s emotions but their pocketbook too. A shock in the pocketbook can be caused by the estimated $60,000 per year* after the initial diagnosis. Why is having a child affected by autism so expensive? The increase of financial responsibility is sometimes caused by the […]


Take Me Home Program

Why Take Me Home? December 7, 2020, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office began utilizing a database to help residents who have wandered away or eloped with cognitive disabilities return home. The “Take Me Home” program has been a huge stepping-stone in parents, family members, and caregivers of those with autism sleep better at night. […]


The “Up and Coming” Therapy

Many “up and coming” therapies, “cures,” and suggestions to handle or aid in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD or autism) have shown face in the last several years. Though most are bogus and unproven to work, one therapy has shown very promising results recently, Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)! Animals have been revolutionizing the medical world for […]


How Autism Is Impacting Graduation Rates

College is a challenging time for every student, but for those individuals with autism, it can be incredibly difficult. The transition from the relative structure of high school to the vastly different processes of college can be a big hurdle to overcome. These challenges mean that less than 20% of students with autism had graduated […]


Autism Awareness Month

For over 50 years, April has been the designated Autism Awareness Month, helping to raise awareness and educate local communities on the condition. Increasing public awareness of autism has never been more important, and it is currently the fastest-growing developmental disability in the world. When the first Autism Awareness Month was held in 1970, estimates […]


Top Virtual Activities for Children with Autism

Are you looking for virtual activities or online learning opportunities for your child? At Hope For Three, we know how challenging it can be to find engaging and suitable online activities for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD or autism).  The last 12 months have been difficult for everyone, particularly for children with ASD. That […]


Happy Birthday America!

Independence Day marks the birth of the United States of America, founded in 1776, making the country 244 years old come July 4th, 2020. To express our patriotism, most of us anticipate and celebrate The Fourth of July with big, loud bangs and displays of continuous, intense, and bright bursts of lights. However, for those […]


An Autism Journey Through the Eyes of Derrick Airhart, An Autism Dad

I still remember the day my wife and I sat in the screening room at Texas Children’s. They had us sit in a room with monitors and observe our son interacting with a specialist in the other room. Our hearts began to sink in those few moments as we could see that something wasn’t right. […]