Welcome to the STAR Center

In 2018, we launched our free community talks. We welcome all community members, providers, caregivers and anyone who is interested in learning more about Autism Spectrum Disorder and our services. Please see our upcoming schedule below:


STAR Spotlight Series: Upcoming Community Talks

6:00 - 7:00 PM at the STAR Center | LP-190


Introduction to Structured TEACCHing Principles: Incorporating Schedules and Work Systems into Every Day Life and School Programs for School Age Children

Speaker: Whitney Ence, PhD, BCBA-D

Structured TEACCHing is a program developed by TEACCH at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Structured TEACChing is an array of teaching principles and strategies based on learning characteristics and social communication abilities associated with ASD. It is a framework within which educational and therapeutic goals can be achieved and includes the following: Physical organization, individualized schedules, work systems, and visual structure of materials. This presentation will introduce the audience to the principles of the intervention and identify ways that the strategies can be incorporated into the lives of school age children with ASD.

Monday, October 28th, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00pm

Langley Porter Auditorium (LP-190), 401 Parnassus Ave.



If you have questions about the STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders or would like to schedule an appointment, please email [email protected] or call 415.502.3500