Programs Offered Through Telemedicine

We know that with a shift in schedules, routines, and the overall navigation of new processes, there may be a need for a little extra support right now. SARRC remains open and committed to delivering medically necessary services to families living in Arizona. Click on a tab below for additional information. To view SARRC's response on the coronavirus pandemic, please click here.

For questions regarding a listed program, payment or funding options, or if you are in search of other resources that are not listed, we're here to help. Contact a SARRC Intake Specialist at 602.606.9806 or contact us online. Para más información en Español: 480.887.0784 o puede solicitar servicios aqui.

Newly Diagnosed & Early Intervention

JumpStart (Ages 18 mo-7 yrs): Designed for families of young children who have been recently diagnosed or are at risk for ASD, JumpStart® is a six-week program that provides critical information, support, and training so parents and caregivers feel confident and supported as they begin to make decisions for their child. Parents will learn strategies to immediately address their child’s communication and understand the ASD diagnosis. Learn more »

Milestones (6-18 months): If you are a first-time parent of an infant or you have an infant with an older sibling who has an autism diagnosis, SARRC's Milestones program provides parents with helpful information to make the first year and a half of your infant's life a supported experience. Whether searching for information or more consistent monitoring and/or early intervention, we have you covered. Learn more »

Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic Services Program (All ages): Our staff of licensed psychologists and skilled technicians have expertise in diagnosing autism in individuals across the lifespan. Our evaluation includes a mix of direct observations and structured assessments. Please note, we routinely experience a high volume of callers in need of an evaluation. New appointment dates open on the first of each month and are scheduled between 8 and 12 weeks from the time of your call. Learn more »

Teen & Adult Services

CommunityWorks (Ages 13-18): We are excited to bring back our CommunityWorks program for fall 2020! While it will look a little different from our traditional programming, we are offering participants the same dynamic and collaborative program but through Zoom technology allowing participants to connect through their computer, tablet, or smartphone! Teens, both with and without autism, will meet each Thursday evening for 14 weeks and can look forward to activities ranging from finessing their social skills as well as learning important pre-employment skills. Sessions are led by SARRC clinical staff. Learn more »

Individualized Services (Ages 14+): Individualized Services at SARRC is just that: individualized. Our team of BCBAs provides applied behavior analysis intervention across various environments to meet the needs of our clients with ASD and their families. Our clients will receive weekly one-on-one intervention services and in a typical week, individuals may receive between 5-20 hours of intervention. Sessions are highly individualized in order to incorporate the goals of each client and their family. Clients may work on important goals including but not limited to self-management skills, building independence, and social skills development. Learn more »

Employment Services Program (Ages 16+): For individuals interested in developing skills related to future employment or enhancing skills in a current position, SARRC is enrolling clients in our Employment Services program. During these unique times, SARRC is offering services through a telehealth platform to support employment goals. Clients will work one-on-one through a telehealth model with a SARRC clinician on vital skills such as resume development, interview prep, and job search support. Due to the stay at home orders, SARRC is conducting all new client assessments remotely. Learn more »

Family Services

Free Family Orientation: Our monthly Family Orientations connect caregivers of individuals with ASD to current and broad information that will help them navigate the journey of autism. Participants will learn about issues that are relevant to their child’s stage of life. Orientations are for families with newly diagnosed children, those who have recently relocated to Arizona, and families making life transitions. Family Orientations are held once a month for caregivers of individuals in three age groups: young child (under 5 years old), school-aged children (6-12), teens, and adults (13+). Orientations are delivered online through Zoom video conferencing. There is no cost to attend. Register by clicking an age group below:

Second Gear (Ages 4-10): Second Gear is an 8-week parent training program that provides information, consultation, and coaching to parents of children with a diagnosis of ASD. Second Gear, currently offered as a telehealth model, provides parents with access to a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) coach from SARRC. Learn more »

Parent Training Program (Ages 2-7): For a limited time, we are offering an accelerated 6-week parent training version of our traditional 12-Week Parent Training Program. Parents will still receive the same coaching, strategies, and concepts, but parents and their SARRC Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) coach will meet virtually twice a week for six weeks. Our 12 week Parent Training option is still available. Learn more »

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times Packet: Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules created an easy-to-follow toolkit that includes 7 support strategies designed to meet the unique needs of individuals with autism during this period of uncertainty. You will find ready-made resources are included in the free packet to help families implement strategies quickly and easily. These materials purposely represent a variety of styles/designs/complexity to model the range of what may be most meaningful across ages and skills and to demonstrate what can be generated with few materials by busy caregivers. View the packet »