The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center lists additional resources as a service only. We are acting as a conduit for information which may be beneficial to parents, families, clients, and professionals impacted by autism spectrum disorders. Listing these organizations and/or services does not necessarily indicate the endorsement of The University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center. UNT is committed to the use of evidence-based practices to ensure only the highest quality services are delivered.
The Money Matter$ video series was underwritten by the AFCPE Mary O'Neill Financial Education Mini-Grant Program. The mission of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education is to provide professional development experiences for financial educators, practitioners and researchers to improve the economic well-being of individuals and families world wide.
The National Autism Association of North Texas provides a comprehensive list of resources and information for individuals and families in the DFW area who are impacted by ASD. Click here for the Parent Resource Packet (Adobe PDF).
The Schafer Autism Report is an excellent source of current information and news reports relevant to families, professionals and educators in the field of autism interventions, research, and programs.
Autism Comprehensive Educational Services (ACES) was founded by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center benefactor, and graduate of the UNT Autism Intervention Program, Kristin Farmer. ACES provides comprehensive, professional services in an effort to maximize the potential of individuals with autism throughout the lifespan.
Thrive magazine is a quarterly publication that assists parents of children with special needs by reporting information related to their lives, building a sense of community among families of children with special needs, and promoting the acceptance of children with special needs. Thrive is associated with other publications such as Dallas Child, Fort Worth Child, and North Texas Child, all of which provide valuable information and resources to families.
Connections Kids is an annual resource publication that provides resource information to parents looking to discover information on how to better the lives of their children with special needs.
The UNT Department of Educational Psychology – Autism Intervention Program provides graduate level students with exceptional autism specialization training. This program prepares personnel to assume leadership roles in the field of autism research, education, and training.
The UNT Department of Behavior Analysis provides students with a number of experiences in the classroom, research laboratories, and applied settings. As the first nationally accredited program by the Association for Behavior Analysis, the department of Behavior Analysis accepts students from all over the world in an effort to provide the most effective training in Behavior Analysis. In addition, the department of Behavior Analysis is one of the few programs in the country providing an on-line Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) program.