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Dr. Robert Koegel is featured in an article by the Huffington Post, summarizing the 5 key findings of ASD. Click here to read the full article.

Mark your Calendars!

The 9th Annual International Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) Conference for ASD will be taking place on September 9th, 2016!

Level I PRT Certification and BCBA CEU's will be available.

Ticket Information TBA.


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.

General Inquiries:
Phone: (805) 893-2049   

Fax:(805) 893-2658

Assessment Clinic Inquiries:

Mailing Address:
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.


Map of Campus showing Koegel Autism Center

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 metered and only accept credit cards.

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 metered and only accept credit cards.

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