Support & Resources

Links to local and national organizations providing resources, research, support group lists, and services to children and families affected by autism spectrum disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder and ADD.

Local Resources For Autism:

National Resources for Autism:

Resources for Sensory Processing Disorder:

Resources for ADD/ADHD:

Education Resources:

General Arizona Recourses and Referrals:

Navigating Insurance, Therapy and Services:

  • Autism Insurance Information azautism.org
  • Accessing Therapy and Services laurensinstitute.org
  • Autism Votes:Arizona autismspeaks.org/advocacy
    Explains Steven’s Law and the insurance coverage in place for therapies for children with autism, go to state intiatives.
  • Division of Developmental Disabilities: Infant azdes.gov
  • Division of Developmental Disabilities: Child azdes.gov/ddd/
    Part of the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Provides state services for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHATโ„ข) – available for free download for clinical, research, and educational purposes. This is a highly sensitive tool, which is evidence-based and recommended by the AAP to be used at the 18-month and 24-month well-child visit. Download the PDF

Support Groups:

Visit these websites for more information:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
  • CHADD chadd.org/ Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • LD OnLine ldonline.org/ Learning Disabilities Information & ADHD Resources

My Brother Rocks The Spectrum Foundation

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