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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 sexual abuse training. Please contact Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Callahan, for more information regarding how to conduct research at the KFAC.

Participate in Research

If you are interested in participating in a research study that is being conducted at the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, please contact Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Callahan for more information.

Publications by UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center Researchers

Behavioral Artistry: Examining the Relationship Between the Interpersonal Skills and Effective Practice Repertoires of Applied Behavior Analysis Practitioners

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

Latest News

UNT expert gives advice for buying toys for children with special needs

UNT autism conference spotlights new effective treatments

Kristen Farmer Autism Center

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University of North Texas
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