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New Resources Offered on Our Website
We are pleased to debut the new Autism Resources area of our website. There you will find resources including an array of information about autism, evidence-based intervention practices, navigating the special education process, and links to tools and suggestions you can start using today.
This area also includes our new and downloadable Local Autism Resource Guide. You can use the guide to find out about supports and opportunities in this area, including medical providers, specialists, social programming, community events, and family support resources.
You will find information about services for individuals of all ages and across all life areas. Please drop in and check it out!
Parents' Night Out
- October 28
- November 18
BurkTech Players Improv Workshop
The BurkTech Players will host two Improvisation workshops on October 22 at the Burkhart Center. Improvisation, or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters, and dialogue of a game, scene, or story are made up in the moment. This style of theatre helps participants learn creative ways of managing unexpected situations while building problem solving skills using interactive methods. Improv is spontaneous, entertaining, and can be a great source of fun.
A class for ages 12-15 will meet from 10 a.m. – noon, and a class for ages 16 and up will meet from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Please register by using the links below:
If you have any questions, please contact Winter Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safe Treat at the Burkhart Center
Date: Tuesday, October 25
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Social Skills Classes
The Burkhart Center will be offering our second set of social skills classes for the Fall 2016 semester beginning in November. Our second set of classes will be a 5-week session targeting conversation and relationship-building skills for high school teens. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm, beginning November 2, 2016. The fee for this 5-week session is $50, due on or before the first class.
Please visit the link below for more information. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and families will be contacted regarding participation. Space is limited.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Burkhart Center Clinical Services
Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness
Burkhart Center News
Spotlight: 10 Colleges with Programs for ASD Students - The Burkhart Center's Project CASE lands Texas Tech University the number six spot on this top ten list.
The Burkhart Center: Giving Opportunity to Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Read the article and watch the KAMC News segment on everythinglubbock.com
Project CASE assists students with developmental disabilities to navigate college in order to reach their academic goals and to find competitive employment after graduation.
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