Planning your family’s summer getaway can be stressful. The SARRC team put together some helpful tips to help you organize your vacation ahead of time to make it an enjoyable trip for everyone!
On May 10, GateWay Community College (GWCC) honored the First Place Transition Academy 2018 graduating class at their commencement ceremony, marking the end of the two-year program in partnership with First Place AZ and the Foundation for Senior Living.
“We congratulate our graduates and look forward to their continued success and future accomplishments,” says Brad Herron-Valenzuela, Transition Academy Instructor. “We’re especially proud of each and every students’ efforts to live an independent and self-determined life.”
In late April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) on the prevalence of autism in the U.S.
SARRC and Changing Hands Bookstore are partnering for a special event featuring renowned scientist and author, Temple Grandin.
On Tuesday May 29, Dr. Grandin will make a special visit to Mesa where she will share her most recent endeavor, "Calling All Minds," a book of personal stories, inventions and facts that will blow young inventors' minds and make them soar.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.
Mountain View High School
2700 East Brown Road
Mesa, AZ 85213
Tickets: $23.52 – $26.52
“With You, We Can” was the theme of this year’s Annual Community Breakfast, hosted by Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC). More than 1,600 guests came together on Thursday, April 26 at the Arizona Biltmore marking SARRC’s 20th event.
When Claire and Brian Kelley’s third child was born, they were concerned that he might have delays or be on the autism spectrum.
Their oldest, now 6, had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), though the middle one, now 4, doesn’t yet have a diagnosis.
“You always worry, you always have it in the back of your mind,” Claire shares.
NOW ENROLLING: Toddler Preschool Program
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center’s (SARRC) Community School is pleased to announce the opening of a toddler classroom at its Tempe campus location. The new toddler preschool program is enrolling children 18-23 months for the 2018-19 school year. Students will benefit from an enriching classroom experience, a 4:1 student- teacher ratio, individualized instruction and much more.
The Community School's Tempe campus is located at 975 E Warner Rd, Tempe, 85284.
The Phoenix Suns and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announce the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) as the winner of the Get Fit and Fearless Like the Suns contest. SARRC’s employees will receive a full-day wellness clinic led by the Phoenix Suns’ trainers on the main court at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
On April 13, more than 160 guests came together to support Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) at the Royal Palms Resort & Spa to raise awareness and funds for ThinkAsperger’s, an initiative creating awareness, early diagnosis and solutions for individuals with Asperger’s syndrome and their families.
The event raised more than $375,000, which will directly support ThinkAsperger’s. This marks the third Swirl, Sip & Savor event featuring a fine wine and dining experience, as well as a live auction.
When Carey Falter’s oldest son, Ian, was 4, he was diagnosed with autism.
“At the time, we were dealing with an inability to want to eat. He just didn’t want to eat,” she remembers. “We also struggled a lot with him doing what I said, as well as making eye contact and being social. It felt like a lot.”
Ian’s diagnosing physician, Dr. Joseph Gentry, recommended Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC).
Even though she lived in Sierra Vista—a good three-hour drive from Phoenix—she called for information.