List of State Resources - Arizona

Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Arizona Autism Coalition.
Building an integrated
community together
It is a non-profit organization that provides membership services, provides valuable outreach events and resources on autism to its members and the community at large. The Arizona Autism Coalition provides resources, outreach, referrals, and information sharing to members and families affected by autism spectrum disorders.
Arizona Autism United (AZA
Arizona Autism United's mission is to help as many families as possible with individualized supports. Their services include ABA therapy, speech and language therapy, individual and family counseling, habilitation, attendant care, respite, and social groups.
Autism SocietyThe Autism Society is the nation's largest grassroots autism organization. They work to increase public awareness of everyday issues for people across the spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for people of all ages, and provide the latest information on treatment, education, research, and advocacy. The website has a special section on Autism in Arizona.
First PlaceFirst Place AZ is a non-profit charitable organization that represents a home for the people who live there, peace of mind for family and friends who come and go, and an inspiring and enriching environment for those who work and learn there. It is a sustainable and supportive community where adults with autism and other neuro diversities live and thrive with
pride, purpose, and endless possibilities.
Hope GroupHOPE Group has supported hundreds of children and families over the years. Since 1997, HOPE Group has provided various services to individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities, including individuals with autism. He currently provides habilitation and respite services, and now offers vocational rehabilitation services.
Trumpet Behavioral HealthTrumpet Behavioral Health makes it easy to obtain unparalleled ABA therapy and autism services. They provide autism treatment, education and resources that will benefit the whole family. As a national provider of autism treatment, Trumpet not only pairs children with autism with experienced therapists who believe in them, but also provides support to their families and parents.
Southwest Autism Research &
Resources Center (SARRC)
It is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that conducts innovative research, provides evidence-based practices, disseminates effective training, and builds inclusive communities for people with autism and their families. SARRC is dedicated to autism research, education, evidence-based treatment, and community outreach.
S.E.E.K ArizonaIt is an organization that values clinical quality, staff satisfaction, and parental satisfaction in providing ABA services. The clinical audit is a great tool to help the organization become a more sustainable company.
SEEDs for AutismSEEDs provide vocational education and training for all functional levels of autism, as well as provide resources for those on the autism spectrum. Its programs allow people with autism spectrum disorders to explore possibilities and discover new skills in a structured environment.
Raising Arizona KidsRaising Arizona Kids is an online resource for parents that includes a list of regional resources and events such as summer camps and other activities of interest.
A Caring Heart of ArizonaA Caring Heart of Arizona, LLC is a contractor providing attendant care, habilitation, respite, cleaning, and individually designed living arrangements.
Young mind community centerYoung Mind Center (YMC) was founded by Dr. Amanda Wood, clinical psychologist, as a pediatric diagnostic and consultation clinic specializing in ASD. Their goal is to provide compassionate, comprehensive and accurate diagnostic services using best practice assessment measures.
Center for Disease Control and PreventionThe network aims to obtain as complete a count as possible of those identified with ASD and to track changes in prevalence, in order to provide information on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorder.
Visit Mesa.
City Limitless
Mesa, Arizona is a new place to play and experiment. Additionally, it is the first autism certified city in the United States making it one of the most family-friendly communities in the United States. It has certified autism centers.
SARRCIt is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, education, evidence-based treatment, and community outreach about autism. Its facilities function as state-of-the-art clinical centers that provide services as models for testing facilities and similar resources.
Autism Arizona
Charter School, Inc.
The school's primary focus is to use ABA principles to support the behavioral needs of students, making it the first free, public charter school in Arizona to focus on the educational needs of children with Autism.
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning CouncilThe planning council seeks to develop and support systemic changes to increase the inclusion and participation of people with developmental disabilities in their communities through the promotion of self-determination, independence and dignity in all aspects of life.
Early autism servicesThey 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.
Advanced Autism ServicesThey provide home applied behavior analysis (ABA therapy) services to children who have been diagnosed with ASD and their families. The team is made up of qualified professionals to help children with autism learn and develop important skills in their daily lives. They handle insurance benefits and coverage checks and provide caregiver training so you can have an experience geared towards impacting your child's behaviors and quality of life in a positive and meaningful way.
AACT ArizonaIt is an agency designed exclusively to help families with autism and related disorders in their lives. They provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques in autism-directed services to customize a program of services that is right for you, your child, and your lifestyle. The agency also helps you navigate the local system to provide parents and their children with all the state services to which they are entitled.
ASCENDIt is a non-profit organization that provides educational services for children and adults with ASD and related disabilities. ASCEND structures the program on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
InBloom Autism ServicesWorking in 8 states around the country, Inbloom offers ABA therapy services, in-depth services, diagnostic evaluations, speech and language therapy, and finally occupational therapy. It also has resources for parents such as private insurance, health insurance, grants and scholarships, among others.
Tucson Alliance For AutismIt is a non-profit organization that provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for people with ASD. Tucson provides a gold standard assessment, additionally offers 3 additional assessments such as intellectual ability assessment, cognitive ability assessments, and academic achievement assessments. Their programs encompass thoughts and social connections.
Arizona AutismIt is an organization that offers pediatric care at home for families, has habilitation services, respite care and assistant care. Their services include occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical therapy. It has a team of professional therapists who offer each and every one of these services and programs.
Center for Autism Research and EducationFounded in 2003 and led by Dr. Cindy Schneider, the Center for Autism Research and Education opened its doors to combine cutting-edge clinical practice and innovative research. CARE staff appreciate the challenge, joy, and satisfaction of working with people with autism and their families, believing that each patient can achieve a higher level of health.
Lexington ServicesLexington offers academic and therapy programs for all students with ASD. It provides the key components for each student to develop their academic, behavioral and social skills by adapting to the needs of each child and building a foundation to reach their full potential. Lexington also offers an after school program, an adult program, and a summer program for people with developmental disabilities, among others.
Southwest Autism Center of ExcellenceSouthwest Autism Center of Excellence (SACE) is a collaborative effort of Southwest Behavioral Health Services and Southwest Human Development and sponsored funds with like-minded entities. SACE services begin with a comprehensive evaluation, developing individualized treatment plans for each individual and their family, tailored to their particular strengths, needs, and goals. SACE fills a critical need for comprehensive services that bring together the expertise of medical, developmental, and mental health providers.
Jigsaw Developmental ServicesJigsaw is a locally owned and operated organization that prioritizes quality service delivery and provides Home, School, and Community Based ABA Therapy and Home, School, and Community Based Behavioral Therapy services. Jigsaw has a team of highly trained professionals in the area.
The Autism AcademyAutism Academy for Education and Development is trained in Safety-Care Behavioral Safety Training, a leading crisis prevention training course that focuses on how to prevent behavior problems, reduce early escalation, and manage behaviors safely. The curriculum is based on evidence-based research in the areas of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
Axis for AutismAxis for Autism is an organization based in Arizona. Axis for Autism coordinates diagnostic and therapeutic care throughout the state of Arizona. They have established high standards of care and service associated with the best therapists and physicians in each area they serve.
Scottsdale - Center for Autism and Related DisordersConsidered one of the largest organizations in the world, CARD is an autism treatment provider offering ABA therapy services in autism, center-based services, specialized outpatient services, training programs, remote clinical services, Card Academy, Military familias and CARD español
Gateway AcademyThe School for High-Functioning Autistic Children offers support services that help students become independent, contributing members of society. Gateway offers equine therapy, canine therapy, counseling, adaptive physical education, community service, social language, sensory integration, and music therapy.
Action Behavior CentersNoting the lack of quality options for children with autism, Behavioral Action Centers were created with a vision to transform the lives of children with autism and the clinicians who support them. The clinical team is comprised of experts in the field of ABA therapy and services are center-based, at home, or after school.
Strong BeginningsThe Strong Beginnings Center seeks to improve the quality of life for children with ASD and other developmental delays through the use of procedures and treatments based on ABA principles, by providing individualized treatment plans. In addition to the ABa program they also provide parent training, public training and school consultations. Additionally Strong Beginnings is an in-network provider for insurance.
Centria HealthcareHere good therapy is offered for children diagnosed with autism, it is a very comprehensive support program, it can be a very good meeting option for autistic children.
PS Academy ArizonaAcademy is a private K-12 school for students with autism spectrum disorder and other exceptionalities. The programs are 100% personalized to meet the specific needs of each one. They also offer elective courses and clubs such as culinary, digital animation and girl power.
Developmental Enrichment Centers - Developmental.Developmental Enrichment Centers is a religious non-profit organization licensed and contracted with the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD). DEC offers an adult day treatment and training program for high school graduates, as well as adults age 22 and older with developmental disabilities, programs provide specialized sensory-motor, cognitive, and communication development, as well as social interaction and behavioral training.
Family Involvement CenterFamily Involvement Center is a nonprofit organization that helps parents and family members navigate child-serving systems such as schools, the Department of Child Safety, Juvenile Justice, the Division on Disabilities of the Development, physical and behavioral health care, foster care, adoption and more.
Transition Academy - First Place AZFirst Place Transition Academy, operated by the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), is a two-year structured program designed for adults with autism that helps develop crucial independent living and career readiness skills.
Touchstone Health ServicesTouchstone Behavioral Health is committed to providing the optimal continuum of health, education, and social services for Arizona's children and families, its services include pediatric medicine, infant and toddler program, outpatient youth services, prevention, the school, center of excellence for autism, tucson programs and services, and substance abuse treatment.
Trumpet Behavioral HealthTrumpet Behavioral Health makes it easy to obtain unparalleled ABA therapy and autism services. They provide autism treatment, education and resources that will benefit the whole family. As a national provider of autism treatment, Trumpet not only pairs children with autism with experienced therapists who believe in them, but also provides support to their families and parents.
The United SchoolThe USfA school specializes in serving children affected by autism spectrum disorder. The unique ABA-based programming challenges all students to reach their full academic and social potential by working closely with parents and specialized staff to determine the precise goals to be achieved in these two hemispheres.
ACESACES provides comprehensive autism therapy and intervention services. The team has extensive training and experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of ABA programs for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.
SPECIAL NEED ALLIANCEIt is a professional organization of lawyers trained in the complex areas of public law, probate, trust and tax planning, and legal matters involving people with physical and cognitive disabilities. SNA connects people with disabilities, their families, and their advisors with nearby attorneys who focus their practice in the field of disability law.
Self-Advocates Becoming EmpoweredIt is a national self-advocacy organization of regional representatives and members from every US state that seeks to ensure that people with disabilities are treated as equals with the goal of educating people with and without disabilities about options and alternatives to guardianship, abogacy for individualized services for all people with disabilities and much more.
Arizona Center for Disability LawACDL is a not-for-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of people with physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities. They offer a variety of legal services to people with disabilities and/or disability-related issues. They also provide information, disclosure and training on legal rights and self-defense, we represent people in negotiations, administrative and judicial proceedings, and we investigate abuse and neglect.
The Arc of ArizonaThe Arc of Arizona is a nonprofit agency that advocates for the rights and full community participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Arizona promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community. They are the only community-based nonprofit organization serving people with I/DD throughout their lives and across all diagnoses, from autism to Down syndrome, Fragile X, and more than 100 other developmental disabilities.
Positive ABAIt is a center of excellence in behavioral health that provides quality short- and long-term services to families, schools, and professionals. These services include Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Rhett Syndrome, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD and ADD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Childhood Degenerative Disorder, Sensory Integration Disorder, Global Cognitive Delays, Down Syndrome , Williams syndrome, fetal Alcohol syndrome, traumatic brain injury, Prader-Willi syndrome, cerebral palsy, social and generalized anxiety, behavioral emotional disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, speech delay, pervasive developmental disorder, unspecified (PDD-NOS), without diagnosis.
Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch PLLCKirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC is comprised of Arizona special education attorneys who protect the rights of your children by providing legal advice and strategy for you to advocate on your own or provide legal representation.
Mass Mutual ArizonaIt is a firm comprised of highly trained, experienced financial services professionals who help you build and protect your wealth. They specialize in creating financial means such as basic retirement or education planning, complex and comprehensive financial, business and estate planning, among others.
Fleming & Curti, PLCIt is a Tucson elder law firm committed to helping seniors, people with disabilities, and their families and supporters make informed decisions that guide them through some of life's most important decisions. They specialize in estate planning, special needs planning, guardianship, conservatorship, long-term care planning, or probate.
Ally Pediatric TherapyAlly Pediatric Therapy has a team of professionals to treat children with autism and other childhood disorders. Services include ABA therapy, as well as speech and language therapy and feeding therapy to address symptoms that are common in children with autism. These symptoms include Challenging behaviors, Difficulties with socializing and communicating, Challenges with school, Challenges with general life skills, among others.
Arizona - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
AZ Behavior StrategiesThe organization provides quality support to children and families using different therapeutic modalities, from person-centered to developmental, solution-focused and behavioral; always based on the needs and strengths of the person and the family. Their services include In-home reformed ABA, counseling and social skills groups for children diagnosed with ASD, ADHD, and other diagnosed or undiagnosed social difficulties.
BlueSprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
Helping Hands Behavior TherapyThey provide in-home behavioral therapy to the greater Tucson, Arizona area. They also partner with schools, train caregivers, and have a clinic in downtown Tucson. Through personalized programs and positive reinforcement, children engage in play-based learning activities that support useful developmental skills. We offer one of the best Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Natural Environment Training Therapy in Southern Arizona which encourages working alongside all other forms of support including but not limited to Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy.
Institute for Human DevelopmentStudents from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines will benefit from the interdisciplinary specialization in Disability Studies. IHD is a research and training program located on the campus of Northern Arizona University that has an outstanding team of researchers who are also skilled professionals in the disability disciplines of medicine, psychology, speech pathology, and language and education.
Into The Spectrum ServicesWe provide comprehensive ABA THERAPY for children with autism from 1 to 18 years of age and provide assistance in their home, school or other community settings by taking a holistic approach to ABA Therapy in order to achieve happiness for the whole family.
Kyo CareThey are a child-centered ABA therapy provider, with staff availability to visit you where it best suits you as they pursue the goal of creating the most successful outcomes for each child, more choice and flexibility. That's why they create individualized ABA therapy options based on your child's unique needs and interests.
Scottsdale Pediatric Behavioral ServicesTreat a wide range of diagnoses of cognitive, behavioral, developmental and genetic disorders such as ASD, OCD, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Speech and Language Skills and more. Their ABA services include consultation, evaluation, treatment, and training.
Blue SprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
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

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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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