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Autism Grant Program
The Autism Grant Program (AGP) was established in 2015 through House Bill 1, Article III, Rider 68, passed by the 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session. The program was continued in 2017 through Senate Bill 1, Article III, Rider 50, passed by the 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session. Texas Administrative Code Rules 6.210-6.218 govern the program.
  • Parent-Directed Treatment: Provision of training services to enable parents (or other home-based caregivers) to provide evidence-based treatments to their children with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Board-certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Training for Teachers/Paraprofessionals: Teachers/Paraprofessionals receive behavioral skills training in methodologies and strategies of applied behavior analysis under the guidance of a BCBA training professional.
  • Innovative Autism Treatment Models: Research, development and evaluation of treatment models.

Grant Cycle 2018-2020
     Request for Applications

Grant Cycle 2017-2019
     Request for Applications
     List of Awards

Grant Cycle 2016-2018
     Request for Applications
     List of Awards

Melinda Valdez, Ed.D.
Program Director
Academic Quality and Workforce Division
Phone: (512) 427-6115
Email: agp@thecb.state.tx.us
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