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MAXIMUM CHANCES HELPS CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS GAIN ACCESS TO EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, THERAPIES AND CUTTING EDGE BIO-MEDICAL TREATMENTS. OUR HOPE IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR BOTH THE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES.

MAXimum Chances is a Dallas / Fort Worth area resource for families who have just received an Autism diagnosis for a child, or families who are still searching for answers.

We are here to help you make educational and informed decisions regarding the path you and your child take to help ensure your child has MAXimum Chances for a productive and fulfilling life.

We are honored to have you here, and hope we can be of service. Please Contact Us at any time and let us know how we can help.

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MAXimum Chances seeks to connect families with exceptional autism service providers in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area.

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

From donations and volunteering to hosting a fundraiser, it is easy for you to help us help families with autism.

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OUR STORY

Our gorgeous son Max was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 22 months. Today Max is 11 years old and has exceeded all of our expectations.

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Autism by the Numbers

The costs of behavioral intervention therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder can reach up to $60,000 per child each year.


It is estimated that medical costs associated with caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are up to $20,000 higher annually than caring for a child without.


It is estimated that Autism costs the nation $137 billion per year, no doubt the rising ate of children diagnosed will increase this figure dramatically.


In 2010 the National Institute of Health (NIH) allocated just $218 million of it’s $35.6 billion dollar budget to Autism. This number represents less than 0.6% of total NIH funding.


More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than pediatric AIDS, juvenile diabetes and cancer combined.


Autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder in the United States yet the most underfunded.


Autism occurs in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups.


While the cause of Autism is still unclear, current studies indicate genetics and exposure to environmental triggers both play a role in the autism prevalence increase.


Families with one child on the Autism Spectrum have an estimated 20% increased risk of having another child affected.


Between 30-5-% of people with Autism suffer from seizures.


It is estimated that up to 40% of children with Autism do not speak.


Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls. More specifically that number is 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls.


In 2014 the Center for Disease Control determined that approximately 1 in 68 children is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the United States. In 2000 this number was 1 in 250 children

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