Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference

Save the date for our 9th Annual "Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research" Conference! The conference will be held on Saturday, July 29th at the UNT Gateway Center. 


Our 2017 Key Note Speakers:

Richard M. Foxx, Ph.D


Dr. Foxx is a professor of psychology at Penn State. He is an adjunct professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Foxx has published eight books. He co-edited two books Making a Difference: Behavioral Intervention for Autism and Controversial Therapies for Developmental Disabilities. He cofounded the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, was its first President and serves as its executive director. He was president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Association on Mental Retardation. He has served as an expert witness in many court cases involving individuals with special needs. He is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Dorothea Lerman, Ph.D.

Dorothea Lerman, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL), where she coordinates a master’s program in behavior analysis and serves as director of the UHCL Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. She received her doctoral degree in psychology from the University of Florida in 1995, specializing in the experimental analysis of behavior. Her areas of expertise include autism, developmental disabilities, early intervention, functional analysis, teacher and parent training, and treatment of severe behavior disorders (e.g., aggression, self-injury).