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Who We Are

The Autism Society of Greater Phoenix is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, tools, resources, and support to improve the lives of individuals and families with children with Autism. All of our board members are parents of children with Autism and share in the journey to provide the necessary supports for a successful future for all affected by Autism. Learn More »

Recognition Wall

Jan 1, 2014 at 1:37 am
($100.00 USD) Said:

Feb 17, 2012 at 5:25 am
Anna Clair ($5.00 USD) Said:

For my brother Bradley - I love you so much!

Feb 17, 2012 at 4:49 am
DuBois Family ($5.00 USD) Said:

For our Bradley - thanks for all that you do to help our families!!

Mar 9, 2013 at 6:48 am
Angie Lembo Said:

Please place donation in the name of Ben Rich. Ben is the son of my friend, Libbi Rich. Thank You!

Latest News on Autism

Late, Lost and Unprepared-Book Review

Late, Lost and Unprepared:  A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD and Laurie Dietzel, PhD is a great book on executive functioning.  I was inspired to read this book after our meeting last week with Kathy Denious, who discussed executive functioning.  I personally love this subject and it has […]

Executive Functioning in Education

Planning. Attention. Memory. Self-regulation. These and other core cognitive and behavioral operations of daily life comprise what we call, “Executive Functioning” (EF). This discussion aims to review current research on EF processes from leading theorists in the field, and how to apply current knowledge to assessment and instruction – including typically developing children, and those […]

ABA Therapy and EPSDT

Autism Society of Greater Phoenix has long been advocating for ABA therapy coverage through our state Medicaid program. Arizona currently provides a program similar to, but not as rigorous as ABA therapy, called Habilitation Masters. This program is offered to children under the age of six. Our organization has assisted many parents in fighting to […]

Gut Problems and Gut Treatments for Children and Adults with Autism

Gut Problems and Gut Treatments for Children and Adults with Autism Prof. Adams will discuss the latest research on chronic gut problems in children and adults with autism, with a focus on abnormal gut bacteria which seem to be a key part of the problem.  He will discuss the latest research results from ASU and […]

Good Outcome Study-Good Morning America and New York Times

We have some exciting news. Cynthia Macluskie, Vice President of Autism Society of Greater Phoenix was featured in Good Morning America this morning. The story is a promotional segment advertising the New York Times Magazine story on what comes after autism. Cynthia’s son Mark was part of the NIH Study by Dr. Fein.  Her study proved […]

Parent Mentor Program

Unfortunately, our contact form for the Parent Mentor Program has not been working. Luckily, a nice family called and let us know. For those who have contacted us and did not receive a phone call please reach out. You can call Cynthia at 480-940-1093. Please leave a message and she will call you back.

Executive Functioning and Academic Success

North Valley Autism Society Meeting WHEN: Wednesday June 18th TIME: 6:30 to 8:00 PM WHERE: Paradise Valley Community Center 17402 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85032 SPEAKER: Kathleen graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a Masters in Education and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Purdue University. She is endorsed with […]

MY KID’S TEACHER DOES NOT GET HIM

My kid’s teacher does not get him! I hear this a lot from parents.  I do not have this problem since I home school.  I get my kid.  But we have had issues of other kids or other adults not getting my kid.  So I feel the pain and the frustration.  One of the best […]