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.
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.
Daniel Tiger Research Study
Are you interested in your child participating in a research study where your child will watch episodes of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood?
If you are interested in your child participating, please contact Kirsten Leatherwood at email@example.com or (806) 834-0834.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Plains Autism Network
The South Plains Autism Network (SPAN) meets on the fourth Tuesday night of each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Burkhart Center. Childcare is provided. For more information, please contact Kara Williamson at Kara.L.Williamson@ttuhsc.edu.
- Meetings will resume in September 2019
Parents Night Out
- June 7th
Social Skills Classes
For information, contact Ashley Richardson at email@example.com.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 806-834-1331.