Arizona Autism Network of the West Valley 602-252-1258 • azanow.org Assists families in the West Valley in finding services, provides networking opportunities, education and resources and organizes community events that will build a stronger and more knowledgeable autism community. Adult Resources This listing should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation either by the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix or its Board of Directors. Please notify Katie Wride if any information needs to be updated. Arizona Specific Professionals Who Diagnose or Treat Continue reading "Adult Resources" Autistic Self.
“My organizational skills are not great. Information about autism comes from all directions at a furious pace. As an adult on the spectrum as well as a therapist, I joined the Arizona Autism Coalition because I can find everything I need and want to know in one place. I also have access to . Southern Arizona Family Services: Southern Arizona Family Services is a care-giving agency that provides both in-home and community-based services to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. In addition, we also provide in-home services to Tucson’s elderly population.
Tucson Alliance for Autism conducts comprehensive evaluations of ASD that includes a direct interactive assessment of the client and extensive developmental history and historical perspective from parents. These evaluations are conducted by a licensed psychologist and licensed clinical social worker with several decades of combined experience. By the time their autistic children are adults, many parents have learned a vast amount about autism and feel they are now as expert as anyone who might be writing about it. Because of the changes in how autism is defined, many adults whom we would now consider to be autistic .