Participants Needed: Social Skills Class with Therapy Dogs
For more information or if you are interested in participating, please contact Paige Dotson at Paige.Dotson@ttu.edu or by phone at (806) 834-2834.
This study has been approved by the Human Research Protection Program at Texas Tech University.
Participants Needed: Daniel Tiger Research Study
Red Raider Pre-College Summer Academy
Now accepting applicants
A one-week summer program for youth with disabilities, ages 16-22, interested in pursuing postsecondary education. Participants will interact with faculty, staff, and students in order for youth to gain experience in navigating a college campus and life.
July 15th-19th, 2019
Please contact your TWC counselor or Rebecca Sametz at email@example.com for more information.
A team of researchers from the TTU School of Art in collaboration with the Burkhart Center is conducting a study assessing the benefits of animation-making in young adults diagnosed with ASD, ages 12-14 and 18-22.
If you are interested in participating, contact Dr. Francisco Ortega from the School of Art at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An IEP Clinic is an opportunity for parents to discuss specific issues pertaining to their child, prepare for ARD meetings, and ask IEP questions.
- Monday, July 15th
- Monday, August 12th
- Monday, September 23rd
- Monday, October 14th
- Monday, November 11th
- Monday, December 9th (IEP Clinic only, no workshop)
To schedule a designated appointment time, contact Stephanie McLoughlin, PEN Project Regional Coordinator at 806-879-3843 or email@example.com.
First Annual - Burkhart Center Research Symposium
South Plains Autism Network
The South Plains Autism Network (SPAN) meets on the fourth Tuesday night of each month from 6:00- 7:30 p.m. at the Burkhart Center. Childcare is provided. For more information, please contact Kara Williamson at Kara.L.Williamson@ttuhsc.edu.
Tuesday, September 24th
Tuesday, October 22nd
Parents Night Out
This event is sponsored by the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research and is open to all children with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings' ages 3 through 13. A snack will be provided. There is no cost to participate, but donations are accepted.
Social Skills Classes
For information, contact Allison Sheats at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Resume Fall 2019
Theatre and Dance Classes
In partnership with the Burkhart Center, the Texas Tech School of Theatre and Dance will be offering FREE classes for children and teens on the autism spectrum during the spring semester.
Goals are to improve the participant's interpersonal communication, verbal and body language, and self-confidence through the arts of theatre and dance.
- Resume Fall 2019
To register, email Susan Voland at email@example.com or call 806-834-1331.