Research

The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center conducts research and seeks major federal research grants and other funding to conduct scientific investigations of "what works” in autism intervention and treatment.

Conduct Research

If you are interested in conducting research at the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, please review the UNT Institutional Review Board website and complete the Research Participation Request Form. In order to conduct research at the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, researchers and data collectors must complete a criminal background check, HIPAA training, and abuse prevention training. Please contact Interim Executive Director, Dr. Susan Nichols, for more information regarding how to conduct research at the KFAC.

Participate in Research

If you are interested in joining a research team at the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, please complete a Site-Based Learning Application and send this document to the Interim Executive Director Dr. Susan Nichols for more information on current studies.

Publications by UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center Researchers

Adapting Direct Services for Telehealth: A Practical Tutorial

Evidence-Based Practices (in Systematically Treating Autism: A Guide for Empowering Families, by Turns, Ramisch, & Whiting)

Assessing the Effectiveness of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Couples Raising a Child with Autism: A Pilot Clinical Outcome Study

Social Validity of Evidence-Based Practices and Emerging Interventions in Autism

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Video Instruction on Social and Communication Skills Training for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Literature

ABA Versus TEACCH: The Case for Defining and Validating Comprehensive Treatment Models in Autism

Social Validation of Evidence-Based Practices in Autism by Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

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Counselor working with student one-on-one