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Reflections-My Special Needs Son’s 22nd Birthday

My son, Eric, recently turned 22 years old and as always, his birthday is a definitive celebration of life as well as a mixed bag of emotions.  Some birthdays, of course, like the milestones, affect me more than others but they are all extra meaningful. You see, Eric was born at 26 weeks, weighed 1.3 […]


We Never Gave Up

by Victoria, Fort Bend High School Student & Miss Teen America contestant I have spent my life battling dyslexia, autism, dysgraphia, sensory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD, developmental vision, and multiple other known learning disorders. I believe students can overcome disabilities without having to bang their heads against a table for someone to listen. I am writing […]


Sisterly Advice

 3 Tips for Living with a Sibling with Autism High School Freshmen, Leah Sterling, has grown up with an older brother who is on the autism spectrum. Leah offers some sisterly advice and tips on living with a sibling with autism 1. Be vigilant It’s always important to be aware of how your siblings reacts […]


Social Stories and Information for an Autism Friendly Space Center Houston Trip

Space Center Houston is recognized as a Certified Autism Center by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. On Monday August 6, the center opens its doors to Hope For Three families for an exciting day of learning, exploration, and fun!  As of the posting of this blog, there are still a very […]


Safe Swimming Saves Lives! Free Family Swim Safety Skills Day June 24th

Water safety is important in everyone’s lives.  However, in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD or autism), it is crucial.  Many individuals with ASD are drawn to water, some of which are unable to understand the dangers associated with it.   Accidental drowning is accountable for 91% of all fatalities in children with autism under the […]


Hope For Three Honoring Fathers of Children with Autism With Facebook Campaign over Father’s Day Weekend

Hope For Three Autism Advocates will honor phenomenal fathers over Father’s Day weekend, June 16th & 17th, by posting inspirational stories, quotes, and pictures of Fort Bend fathers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). “Guy is a loving father and has been there for everything” says Dana Walker.  The Walker’s have two children, one […]


Kroger Community Rewards

Did you know that you can support vital therapies and supports for children with autism by purchasing groceries at Kroger? It’s simple!  Just: Obtain a Kroger Plus Card at the customer service desk of any Kroger store. If you already have one, use your current card. Register your Kroger Plus Card online at: Kroger.com/communityrewards by clicking on […]


Senior on the Spectrum: Meet Christy

Summer is the time for new beginnings as high school seniors transition from structured school-life to adulthood.  With over 3,000 students diagnosed with autism in Fort Bend public schools, many are graduating having travelled a longer, or different road, but with the same hopes and dreams everyone else has. Christy, 18 years old, is a […]


Let’s Hear it for Dad!

Father’s Day Weekend Honoring “Ausome” Dads As we kick off summer, we’re looking to spotlight “ausome” dads in our community. Please submit a photo of Dad, and his kids with names, ages of kiddos, and a quote from Dad or a short story.  We’ll post the photos to our Facebook page Father’s Day weekend! Please […]


Explore Abilities Day at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center is hosting Explore Abilities Days on June 12, July 10, and August 14th! Explore Abilities Day is a NEW exclusive event for children with learning differences and their families. Visiting families can enjoy the entire Museum at their own pace and also participate in the special activities of the day. […]