New professor hopes to expand Autism services at TTU

If David Richman gets his way, then Texas Tech will become a world leader in understanding Autism.  Tech announced this week that Professor Richman will fill the endowed Jere Lynn Burkhart Chair in Special Education for Autism Education and Research.  Richman hopes to expand services at Texas Tech's Burkhart Center for Autism

Richman says, "From the people I've talked to already it seems to me like there's a dire need for a place for families to go and get an opinion on how to handle either a behavior problem that a child with Autism is having or an adult."

Richman's expertise includes behavior disorders such as aggression, property destruction and self-destructive behavior.

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