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Burkhart Center honored by the Council for Exceptional Children

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Faulkner University President Mike Williams presents Jere Lynn Burkhart with the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters at the university's Annual Benefit Dinner on Oct. 4, 2018.

Burkhart Center donor honored for bringing similar center to Alabama

Burkhart Center Continues Advancing Autism Education & Research

Transition Academy Students At Work

Sandwiches and Success: Burkhart Center's Quiznos Serves More Than Meals

Burkhart Center Leads Charge on Improving Services for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dr. Wes Dotson has been named to the Texas Autism Council and the Texas Department of Licensure and Regulation Behavior Analysts Advisory Board.

Transition Academy "Decks The Halls" at Local Retirement Community

Learn how the Burkhart Center is helping rural and under-served school districts diagnose and assist students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Thanks to work by the TECHniques Center, Transition Academy, CASE Program and all of our community partners, including our faculty and staff at TTU and SPC, Texas Tech has been named one of the 25 Best Colleges for Students with Autism.

Eye Tracking and Robots: Early Interventions for Children at Risk for Autism

Inside Texas Tech explores the Transition Academy

4ORE! Golf Donates $10,000 to the Burkhart Center

4ORE! to Donate $10,000 to The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research

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.

Read the full story on everythinglubbock.com

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.

Zach Gonzales donated his lemonade day proceeds to the Burkhart Center

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.

Listen to Dr. Dotson's segment and the whole show online

Burkhart Center in the 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.

Research: Watching Right TV Shows Can Help Kids Develop Social Skills

The Burkhart Center: Giving Opportunity to Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Read the article and watch the KAMC News segment on everythinglubbock.com