Texas Tech University

Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research Recognized as 2019 Thought Leader in Special Education

By: Amanda Castro-Crist 

Burkhart Center

Texas Tech University is home to the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research, a multidisciplinary lifespan autism center housed within the College of Education that offers support and services for families, provides education and training for educators and other professionals, and conducts collaborative, cutting-edge research on the best treatments and training methodologies for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

With numerous clinical and outreach services and multiple research laboratories and projects, the primary goal of the Burkhart Center is to improve the lives of people with ASD and their families.