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Resources Offered on Our Website
Please visit the 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 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!
Students Donate Proceeds from Lemonade Stand to the Burkhart Center
Matthew Noel gave all $4,685.43 of his proceeds from Lemonade Day to the Burkhart Center.
Zach Gonzales donated his proceeds as well. He's been donating his Lemonade Day sales to the Burkhart Center for four years. Zach was sponsored by Parkview Dentistry.
Dr. Dotson Discusses Sesame Street's Newest Character on BYUradio
Last week, Sesame Street got a new friend and, in a first for the show, she has autism. Dr. Wesley Dotson says the PBS show's move to include a character with autism is a huge step forward for those on the spectrum.
August IEP Clinic
An opportunity for parents and caregivers to meet one-on-one with your Regional Coordinator to discuss specific issues pertaining to your child or the school.
RSVP to Megan Sanders at 806-544-9068 or email@example.com to schedule a one-on-one appointment.
Best Practices in School Based Education Workshop
This workshop is designed to give parents an understanding of what "data based" decision making is and how it impacts their child's education program. The goal of this workshop is to prompt all parents to ask the school to prove that the programs their children are being educated with is "effective", based on data.
Family Fun Events - Summer 2017
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 Exercise and Sports Sciences Building on the TTU campus. Childcare is provided. For more information, please contact Sherry Sancibrian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-743-9049.
Educational Psychology Department's Developmental Screening Day
The School Psychology Specialization at Texas Tech University is offering a free Developmental Screening Day for children ages 0-12 at the Burkhart Center. Fall dates:
- August 18th
Parents Night Out
2017 Parents' Night Out Dates:
- Fall dates coming soon
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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
CASE - Connections for Academic Success and Employment
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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