The BARC has an Autism Resource Directory that is a resource for parents, educators, and organizations seeking information about community services for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders within the Central Texas Region.
Asperger's Syndrome College Support Group: The BARC, in conjunction with the Baylor Office of Access and Learning Accommodation (OALA), provides a support group for college students with Asperger’s Syndrome. The group is open to MCC, TSTC, and Baylor students. They meet weekly to discuss the academic and social issues they face as a student with a disability and work on developing strategies to improve their social and communication skills.
The Baylor Autism Resource Clinic (BARC) serves Waco and the surrounding community. The BARC opened in January of 2008, thanks to a grant from the Waco Foundation and support from Baylor University. Dr. Julie Ivey-Hatz, Associate Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology, is founder of the clinic.
BARC is part of the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities in the Behavioral and Educational Services Division. Kristen Padilla-Mainor, director of the BCDD, also coordinates the programs of BARC.
Collector of Resource Information-
Currently BARC has over two hundred books and several DVD's that are available to the community. These materials are housed in the Learning Resource Center and may be checked-out by community members. Also, the center has many fact and tip sheets about a variety of issues related to autism that are available for dissemination.
2201 MacArthur Dr, Ste 101
Waco, 76708, TX
Building Name or Description: Baylor Autism Resource Clinic
Accessible Location: Yes
|Type of Organization||For Profit|
|Categories||Disability Specific, Mental Health, Resource/Lending Library|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All ages|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||No|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses||Autism Spectrum Disorder (Pervasive Developmental Disorder)|
|Is this a statewide service?||No|
|Email Address||[email protected]|