Autism Acceptance & Awareness Month Events in Austin, Texas

BlueSprig April 18, 2022

1 in 44 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) each year in the United States. Throughout the month of April many organizations, including BlueSprig, will be celebrating Autism Acceptance and Awareness month to provide education in communities as well as events that are inclusive for all. If you are looking for an event to celebrate and participate in during the month of April in the Austin area, here are a few that you may be interested in!

Autism Celebration Day

Saturday April 30, 2022 from 10 am – 1 pm

The BlueSprig Austin North center is partnering with the Autism Society of Texas to host an Autism Celebration Day at their center! The Autism Society of Texas has a mission to change lives by connecting families and individuals to community resources and support throughout the state of Texas. It is the partnership of Autism Society Network and the BlueSprig Austin North team that implements the change and support to the ASD community. This is a free event with food trucks, games, and sensory friendly activities for the entire family to enjoy. The celebration is from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Austin North BlueSprig Center location, 11718 Metric Blvd. Austin, TX 78758. You can complete your registration online by clicking here.  For more information or questions please visit the BlueSprig Austin North website.

Texas Autism Walk and Community Resource Fair

Saturday April 24, 2022 from 9 am- 12 pm

Join the Autism Society of Texas as they commence their 14th Annual Texas Autism Walk. The 1- mile walk on the trails at Dreamland in Dripping Springs will give participants the opportunity to run, walk or bike! Registration is open and includes an event t-shirt, a chance to earn incentives, snacks and water and access to the community resource fair. The resource fair will feature businesses and community partners with fun games and activities for everyone to enjoy. Fun water activities will be available as access to the Dreamland Splashpad and playscape are open during the event. Registration and tickets are available by visiting

VELA’s Open House

Thursday April 21, 2022 from 11:30 am – 1 pm

To observe Autism Acceptance Month, VELA, a non-profit organization in Austin, TX invites the local community to join them for an open house and a special look at their Autism Course. VELA partners will be present, along with local sponsors, donors and VELA graduates. VELA located at 4900 Gonzalez Street Austin, TX 78702, believes the support they provide can help you become an expert in supporting children with disabilities. VELA advocated for children and families who have experienced delayed diagnostic evaluation, community isolation and much more seek the appropriate resources. For more information or to register for this event, please visit