Alaska

List of State Resources - Alaska

NameDescription
Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC)AARC serves the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families, caregivers, and service providers throughout the state of Alaska. They provide information, referrals, training and consultation through on-site and remote delivery. The Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC) is a project of the Special Education Services Agency (SESA) located in Anchorage, Alaska.
Easterseals AlaskaEasterseals Alaska provides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in communities. Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities cope with life's challenges and achieve their personal goals.
Step-In Austism ServicesIt was founded in 2010 to provide quality ABA services to children and adults. Since then, they have partnered with families, community members, and other service providers who "step in" to maximize independence. Step-In's team of therapists offers the highest level of services to bring meaningful and positive change to children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or who have other behavioral needs.
New Focus AcademyNew Focus Academy is a full-service autism program for Alaskan teens struggling with a variety of cognitive and emotional limitations. The entity helps Alaska adolescents who struggle with challenges such as Slow Processing Speed, Developmental Immaturity, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Social Difficulties, Sensory Problems, Academic Difficulties, Anxiety, Non-verbal Learning Disorder, Autism, Asperger, among others.
Parent Autism Group: Anchorage, AlaskaThe website has a list of resources in the state of Alaska. your search can be made according to the categories specified on the website.
Autism AlaskaThe website has a list of resources for Alaska-specific agencies and services along with web-based resources suitable for people anywhere. This in order to facilitate the creation of the care plan and a network of services that is better adapted to the needs of your family.
Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC/SESA)It is a project of the Special Education Services agency that serves the needs of people with ASD, their families, caregivers and service providers throughout the state of Alaska
Interagency Autism Coordinating CommitteeIt is a federal advisory committee that coordinates federal efforts and provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to autism spectrum disorder.
Early autism services They provide ABA therapy services to diverse communities around the world, their services include home and center-based ABA therapy, occupational, speech and language therapy, telehealth services, social skills groups, teens, and free apprenticeships. They have a highly qualified and certified staff.
Stone Soup GroupStone Soup Group is a nonprofit organization that exists to maintain the health and well-being of Alaskan children with special needs and their families by providing information, support, training, and resources. Services are available statewide and most are free to families.
Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATLA)It is the only private, nonprofit, statewide, comprehensive assistance resource center serving Alaskans of any age and disability to make informed AT decisions that best meet their needs at work, school, home or just in life. AT services ensure that people implement and use the solution that is right for them.
SESASESA is an educational service agency that provides consulting and training to support the unique educational needs of people and communities in Alaska. It is comprised of a low-incidence disability service that includes a statewide lending library that includes Autism, Deafness and Hard of Hearing (DHOH), Visual Impairment, Emotional Disabilities, and Multiple Disabilities.
Disability law centerThe center's mission is to vigorously enforce and promote the rights and interests of people with disabilities. The center is designated as the P&A agency for the State of Alaska. With offices in Anchorage and Juneau, DLC provides legally based advocacy for people with disabilities throughout Alaska.
Family Outreach Center for Understanding Special Needs INCIs an agency that is based on offering personalized guidance to people experiencing special needs, its Medicaid home and community-based programs, pediatric therapy, adult pain clinic, child learning programs and home life service assisted living are available to you and your family.
All For KidsAll For Kids is a pediatric therapy clinic located in Anchorage that has a team of therapists who provide their high quality medical services. , Alaska. They offer speech, occupational, physical and auxiliary therapy services for children.
Alaska Pediatric TherapyThey offer a wide range of therapy services for children ages 0-18. Their primary therapy offerings include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, hippotherapy, aquatic therapy, therapeutic listening, interactive metronome therapy, feeding therapy, and picky eating interventions and car seat management.
American speech-language-hearing associationThe following information is gathered from state statutes and regulations. The state of Alaska has a specific autism mandate, which requires certain insurers to provide coverage for autism spectrum disorder. The mandate requires certain insurers to provide autism spectrum disorder treatment for individuals under the age of 21. Covered treatment includes medically necessary pharmacy care, psychiatric care, psychological care, habilitative or rehabilitative care, and therapeutic care (which includes services provided by a licensed speech-language pathologist). There is no limit to the number of visits a person can make to an autism service provider.
Pediatric Resource Center of AlaskaIt is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational support and resources for children and their families. offer Applied Behavior Analysis (direct services and consultation), support services (educational support, parenting support, and training), and education and training (student supervision and internships)
Alaska Department of Health and social servicesThis is a resource portal to find information from different entities, information and resources about the reorganization of the Alaska DHSS
ALASKA NEURO/THERAPY CENTERThe center specializes in ADHD and related disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, depression, traumatic brain injury, anxiety disorders, and specific learning disabilities. It usually begins with a comprehensive psychological evaluation and a detailed medical and personal history, leading to recommendations about treatment of the specific disorder.
Ptarmigan ConnectionsThey offer physical, social-emotional, behavioral, and developmental support for children and their families. Services include: Consultation of highly complex cases Diagnostic evaluations of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, autism evaluations, psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, medical follow-up for established patients with special needs and rehabilitation services, among others.
TACATACA provides education, support and hope to families living with autism. The services it provides are as follows: chapters, conferences, webinars, family resources, online support group, parent mentor program, autism travel guides, scholarships, and outreach in Spanish.
Alaska Youth & Family NetworkCultivating the well-being and stability of Alaskan families within their communities, through peer-supported behavioral health, education, and advocacy services, the network offers family support services, family navigation, support groups, skills development and more.
ALASKA CENTER FOR ACCECIBLES MATERIALSAccessible educational/instructional materials (AEM/AIM) are print and technology-based educational materials that are designed or enhanced so that they can be used by people with and without disabilities. Examples might include: Curriculum that has been converted to Braille, a book that is available through audio instead of text, a worksheet that has been converted to large print, a video that includes captions and descriptions, and more.
Operation AutismIt is a web-based resource designed and created specifically to support military families who have children with autism. It is the shared product of the vision and energy of the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) and the financial support of the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation. Their website features a resource directory that offers information and navigation tools to identify needed resources and support at or near military installations.
Seven StarsIt is an autism school for adolescents from 13 to 17 years of Alaska that creates an individual program for each one of them. Seven Stars helps Alaskan teens in an autism school setting who are struggling with issues similar to the following: Technology Addiction, Sensory Issues, School Refusal, Trauma, ADHD, Developmental Immaturity, Anxiety, Social Difficulties, Problems family, Autism, Academic difficulties, Mood disorders, Academic failure, Adoption problems, Asperger's, Learning disorders
Access AlaskaAccess Alaska provides information on disability and senior-related services, including housing, employment, personal care, benefits, transportation, legal rights, education, emergency shelter, health care, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Hearts & Hands of CareThey offer family support and home care services to help families caring for a disabled or ill family member. Its wide variety of services include homemaker assistance services, respite services that allow primary caregivers to rest, day rehabilitation services, supported employment services, residential rehabilitation services, among others.
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts
MerakeyMerakey is a nonprofit organization that provides ongoing care for people with autism throughout their lives by offering education and therapy services to help children, adolescents, and young adults. Applied behavior analysis is integrated into all autism programs to teach basic skills and maximize communication.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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