Center director Kevin Callahan, PhD, served as a UNT faculty member in the educational
psychology department’s special education program for 18 years before becoming the
director of the UNT Autism Center.
As a former special education teacher, Dr. Callahan’s research interests include how to provide effective school programming for students with autism and other disabilities. He has written about self-management and video modeling interventions and recently published articles in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders about socially valid components of comprehensive autism treatment models. He previously directed the master’s degree and Ph.D. programs in autism intervention and autism research at UNT.