About the Work Group on Autism Research and Training

Contact Us

K-CART Offices:
12600 Quivira Rd
270 Regnier Hall
Overland Park, KS 66213
(913) 897-8471

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wed. & Fri.
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tues.

Debra Kamps, Ph.D.

Administrative and research questions:
Debra Kamps, Director
(913) 321-3143 ex. 209
e-mail kcart@ku.edu

Linda Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D.

Early Intervention Waiver, OASIS, telemedicine and parent training questions:
Linda Heitzman-Powell, Director of Community Research, Center for Child Health and Development, the University of Kansas Medical Center
(913) 945-6604
e-mail autismtraining@ku.edu

Sean Swindler

Community resource questions:
Sean Swindler, Director of Community Program Development and Evaluation
(913) 897-8471
email sswindler@kumc.edu

Phyllis Young

Parent and family questions:
Phyllis Young, Family Support Coordinator, Center for Child Health and Development, the University of Kansas Medical Center
(913) 588-5741
e-mail pyoung@kumc.edu

Jill Koertner

Training questions:
Jill Koertner, Director of the Autism Training Program
(913) 945-6602
email autismtraining@kumc.edu

Media contact:
Karen Salisbury Henry
(785) 864-0756
e-mail kahenry@ku.edu

Drew Rosdahl
e-mail rosdahl@ku.edu

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