The Official Site for Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)®
Pivotal Response Treatment® was developed by Drs. Robert and Lynn Koegel at the Koegel Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
PRT® is one of the few intervention methods for autism that is both comprehensive (as listed by the National Research Council; of the National Academy of Sciences) and empirically supported.
It is recognized by the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders and the National Standards Project
Phone: (805) 893-2049
Assessment Clinic Inquiries:
UCSB Koegel Autism Center
Graduate School of Education
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490
If you are contacting us regarding your child, please include your location, child's age, and a brief description of him/her in your message.
Traveling North on Highway 101: Take the Airport/UCSB exit (Highway 217) off U.S. 101, approximately eight miles north of Santa Barbara, to the campus East Gate. Turn right onto Mesa Road. Follow Mesa Road and turn left onto Ocean Road. Turn right at the stop sign to continue on Ocean Road. At the second traffic light turn left onto El Colegio Road. Turn left into parking spots labled "KAC Visitor Parking", which are free for guests of the Koegel Autism Center.
Traveling South on Highway 101: Take the Glenn Annie/Storke Road exit off U.S. 101, approximately 12 miles north of Santa Barbara. Turn right on Storke Road. Cross Hollister Avenue and at the third traffic light turn left on El Colegio Road. Enter campus on El Colegio. Cross Ocean Road and turn left into parking spots labled "KAC Visitor Parking", which are free for guests of the Koegel Autism Center.
There are six no-charge parking spots along the street next to the Koegel Autism Center (marked in white "KAC Visitor Parking") that are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional parking is available in Parking Lot 27. Parking fees are $3.00 per hour. Self-pay machines are available.
If you have additional questions concerning parking at UCSB, you may stop by a parking kiosk at the entrance to the Mesa Parking Structure, call UCSB Parking Services at 893-7275, or visit their website at www.tps.ucsb.edu.