SARRC 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.

Below is a current list of services we are offering in a HIPAA-compliant telemedicine format. For questions regarding a listed program, please contact our team at 602.606.9806.

JUMPSTART (SERVING AGES UP TO 7)

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. 

Funding options:

  • Private pay or insurance (SARRC accepts most major insurance plans)
  • Scholarship funding may also be available depending on eligibility

SECOND GEAR (SERVING 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.

Funding options:

  • Private pay or insurance (SARRC accepts most major insurance plans)

Employment Services Program (serving ages 16+)

For individuals age 16+ 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. 

Funding options:

  • Private insurance
  • Private pay
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Ticket to Work

Due to the stay at home orders, SARRC is conducting all new client assessments remotely.  If you or someone you know are interested in our Employment Services program, please contact a member of our team at  602.218.8178 or DWhiting@autismcenter.org

PARENT TRAINING PROGRAM (SERVING 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. 

Funding options:

  • Private pay or insurance (SARRC accepts most major insurance plans)

Free Online Family Orientation - Next Session: Monday, June 8

SARRC's Family Orientation connects 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:

​FREE WEBINAR: FINDING LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR YOUNG CHILD'S EVERYDAY ROUTINES - Wednesday, June 10

This free educational webinar is intended for parents and caregivers of children ages 6 and under. Using some basic strategies, parents and caregivers can increase their child’s learning opportunities within their daily routines. This presentation will focus on strategies to provide meaningful learning opportunities throughout the day. Register here »

Contact us

For more information on a program including payment options, or to enroll, please call 602.606.9806 or contact us online.

Other helpful resources

COVID-19 Family Resource Packet

Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules: AFIRM 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. Examples and 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. Download the packet here »

Establishing Routines, Staying Motivated During Social Distancing

While we are in unprecedented times, that doesn’t mean you can’t navigate this new territory and make it the best for you and your family. Remain realistic, allow choice, be flexible, stay social—these are just a few tips our Children’s Services Director, Rachel Anderson, shares to help families as they establish new routines and work to stay motivated. Read more here »