Fort Bend Co. TX: County has more than 3,000 kids with autism in public schools

Sept 26, 2017, Houston Chronicle: Hope for Three raising funds for autism community Hurricane Harvey's wrath was unprecedented and its fallout is far from over. Massive flooding devastated Texas with 22 percent of Fort Bend county impacted by high water. Among those were many families that face the daily challenges of living with autism spectrum disorder. Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States with more than 3,000 children attending Fort Bend County public schools. This number does not include children enrolled in autism program facilities or private schools. Hope For addresses the urgent need for support, including financial assistance, to families with children on the spectrum.