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Meet Our Legacy Donors

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center. Here are their stories.

Wendi and Howard Sobelman

Like many Legacy Circle members, Wendi and Howard Sobelman were first introduced to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) early in their family’s journey with autism. “When our son

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Tracy and Rob Lloyd

Rob and Tracy Lloyd like to stay busy both personally and professionally. Although they were Phoenix residents for years, Rob was recently hired to be the CIO for the City

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Rose and Harry Papp

When Harry Papp was introduced to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) and its programs by Dan Coleman and Gregg Wells, two of its board of directors, he quickly

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Robin Crane Cochran

With a prior background in special needs planning and elder law, Robin Crane Cochran first learned about SARRC while counseling her legal clients who were deeply impacted by family members

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Roberta Balter

Growing up, Neil and Craig Balter remember their mother Roberta as being an altruistic force in everything that she did. “The one thing my mother instilled upon us more than

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Dr. Raun Melmed

When you hear the name Dr. Raun Melmed, you immediately think of impressive facts such as: Co-founder of the Southwest Autism Resource and Research Center (SARRC), Founder of the Developmental

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Paula Friedlund

Paula Friedlund found SARRC through a volunteer opportunity with her employer. She immediately knew it was an opportunity she couldn’t let pass, as her nephew, Jaymz, had just been diagnosed

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Paula and Dan Coleman

Every year, more and more families learn that they have a child with autism. The impact of such a diagnosis can leave them wondering what to do and where to

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Nicole Goodwin

When you can make it through a challenging situation and find a way to help others through it, that is kindness beyond measure. Nicole Goodwin has displayed that kindness to

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