Because there are still long waiting lists for autism evaluations in medical offices across the Valley, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center has launched a new Diagnostic Services Program where skilled clinicians work with individuals of all ages to accurately diagnose or rule out autism spectrum disorder. SARRC’s licensed psychologists conduct most evaluations in one […]
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It never hurts to have an excuse to shop. This month, the Board of Visitors Care Card offers just that. During 10 days each fall, Care Card holders get a 20 percent discount at hundreds of Valley stores and restaurants — just in time for holiday shopping. And for the third year, Care Card also […]
For Niya Stephenson, what could have passed for adolescent angst was really much more. “I was getting pretty isolated. I was feeling pretty socially awkward,” she remembers. “My mom was worried I might not be able to face the world.” In her senior year at Desert Vista High School, Niya was diagnosed as having Asperger’s […]
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Let us know you’re coming! Register for Raising Arizona Kids magazine’s 2nd Annual Special Needs Resource Fair below. Admission is FREE and offers access to the event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at Halle Heart Children’s Museum, 2929 S. 48th St., Tempe. Your admission includes access to all exhibits, speaker […]
A small but innovative Scottsdale gym offers a new approach to sports coaching for kids, from beginners to seasoned athletes. “There are a lot of children who go right into competitive sports, and they’re good to go, but then there are children who need that foundation and the basic fundamentals,” says Derek Morrison, program director […]
Parents and caregivers must be vigilant whenever children are near pools, lakes and other water features. This is especially true when it comes to water safety and autism. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children or adults who have autism, according to Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The […]
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