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Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Research Symposium


The symposium will be an all-day event that highlights undergraduate and graduate research conducted at Texas Tech University related to autism. Students who participate are provided a venue to interact with autism professionals, members fo the local autism community, and faculty members across campus as they showcase their work through presentations.

Learn More and Register

Dance Abilities - Adaptive Dance for Youths with Disabilities (ages 5-12)


Specifically designed for those on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, and other specialized needs, Dance Abilities blends classical ballet technique and music activities within a fun, positive, and empowering atmosphere! All curriculum is approved and all instructors are trained by a board-certified Behavior Analyst.

For information on classes, tuition, or registration, visit balletlubbock.org or email

FRIENDS: Making and Maintaining Relationships


Weekly 1 hour, in person groups for 5-weeks at The Burkhart Center

  • MS Group: Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm
  • HS Group: Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Sept. 14 - Oct. 14th
50$ per student

For more information, download the flyer.

If you have questions, contact Susan Voland at susan.voland@ttu.edu or 806-834-1331.

Halloween Trunk or Treat


6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Burkhart Center parking lot

If you have questions, contact Susan Voland at susan.voland@ttu.edu or 806-834-1331.

PEN Project Events

More events coming soon

Ongoing Events and Services

Parents Night Out


Upcoming dates:

  • September 10
  • October 1
  • November 12

These events are open to children with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings ages 3 through 13.

For registration information, contact Susan Voland at susan.voland@ttu.edu or 806-834-1331.

IEP Clinics


An IEP Clinic is a designated 1 HOUR appointment time to meet with your PEN Project Regional Coordinator. There are different ways your Regional Coordinator may assist you at an IEP Clinic. Some ways are:

  • To learn what the ARD process is like
  • To review your child's IEP or 504 plan
  • Help you determine what you want for your child and how to achieve it
  • Help you understand what your rights are under IDEA

Upcoming sessions:

  • September 21
  • October 19

Download the IEP Clinic Flyer

To schedule a designated appointment time, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com.