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Below are a few resources for Autism in the state of AZ, as found on Arizona Autism Supports resource page.

Arizona Autism Support

A resource for families living in Arizona facing an autism diagnosis of a loved on.  Offers information, support, educational trainings and
advocacy opportunities.

Arizona Autism Coalition

The Arizona Autism Coalition is an inclusive stakeholder organization committed to improving the lives of families, providers and
educators impacted by autism in the state of Arizona. The Arizona Autism Coalition is dedicated to the sharing of resources and
information related to autism, and working with state agencies towards systems change for the betterment of the community.

Arizona CASA Program

Our mission is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile courts. We promote and
support community-based volunteers, certified by the Supreme Court, who provide quality advocacy to help assure each child a safe,
permanent, nurturing home.

Arizona State University Autism Research Program:

Directs several autism-related research studies, and maintains a web site with information for parents.
Call to be added to the waiting list for future research studies: (480) 965-3316.

Autism Care and Treatmment (ACT Today)

Arizona Chapter was established in Southern California by Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh and attorney and father of a child with autism, Bill Cernius
to help parents shoulder the enormous financial burden of acquiring care for their children with autism.

Autism Resource Foundation


Autism Talks

KFNX 110 News Talk Radio Sundays 5:00 to 6:00 pm Hosted by Anthony Hale

Believe in the Children

Aspergers Syndrom Consultant Sharon Moeller PO Box 3494 Apache Junction, AZ  85217 (480) 288-1245 - Business (602) 571-
7574 - Cell

Center for Autism Resources and Education (CARE)

A facility that offers comprehensive medical and nutritional evaluations as well individual and group therapeutic services.

Greater Phoenix Chapter Autism Society of America

a nonprofit, all volunteer organization dedicated to the welfare of children and adults with autism and related disorders.

Northern Arizona Chapter Autism Society of America

dedicated to increasing public awareness and providing support to family members and individuals with autism spectrum disorders
within the Northern Arizona region.

Pima County Chapter Autism Society of America

Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona:

provides a wide variety of programs and services that support families of children with disabilities. 2600 N. Wyatt Dr, Tucson, AZ
85712; (520) 324-3150; 1-877-365-7220
Serves: Cochise, Gila, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal, LaPaz, Santa Cruz and Yuma counties.

Raising Special Kids

a non-profit organization serving families of children with disabilities and special health care
needs in central and northern Arizona.

Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC)

SARRC undertakes self-directed research, serves as a satellite site for national and
international projects and provides up-to-date information, training and assistance to familiesand professionals about autism and related

Tucson Alliance for Autism

an umbrella organization comprised of three not-for-profit charitable organizations and the University of Arizona Department of Speech,
Language and Hearing Sciences.  The organization is designed to welcome other non-profits into the group as growth occurs.  The current
groups are:  Autism Society of America – Pima County Chapter (ASA-PCC), Mid-America Association for Autistic Training and Research
(MAATR), and Tucson Autism Community Center (TACC).

Valley of the Sun Autism Network (VSAN)

A resource for parents of kids with autism who live in the Phoenix metro or its surrounding areas in Arizona. The purpose is to
provide a central point of access for information on various topics of interest including doctors, co-op, meetings, forums,
providers and therapist and ideas for living a healthy and toxic-free life.


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