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May 2022 | ISSUE 177

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Mini Conference for Parents

We are pleased to invite you to AZA United's inaugural Mini Conference for Parents, a half-day event featuring a variety of speakers from AZA United and sessions on important topics for Arizona families

This event was designed specifically for parents, with a low fee and carefully chosen topics. Presentations include valuable information for anyone caring for individuals with autism of different ages and needs. For a full description of each session, click here.

Join us on Saturday, June 18th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Ability 360 Conference Center. Registration fees are only $10 for parents and $25 general admission. Space is limited. We hope to see you there!

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East Valley Center Virtual Tour

If you have never been to our children's therapy clinic in Mesa, watch this brief video featuring our charming East Valley Center, where children love to learn through play! At this beautiful location we provide ABA, Speech and OT therapies. If you are interested in learning more, contact our Family Support Team at Support@AZAunited.org

Watch  Virtual Tour
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Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

The Triple P or Positive Parenting Program gives parents simple and practical strategies to confidently manage their child's behaviors. It is a 9-week program that is held once a week for no more than 2 hours at a time. All sessions are conducted virtually, and participants are grouped in categories based on the age of your child, either young children (ages 2-6) or school-aged children (ages 7-12). View our flyer hereWe are now enrolling parents for our summer session.  If you are interested, please complete the form below. 

Register for Triple P

Thriving Sibling Program

The Thriving Sibling program is a 12-week therapeutic support program for siblings of children with autism or other developmental disabilities and related disorders. Participants are grouped by ages in 2 categories, either pre-teens (ages 10-12) or teens (ages 13-16). Summer Thriving Sibling Sessions are from 6/28-7/26. Sessions meet every Tuesday and Thursday for 5 weeks. We are now enrolling siblings for our summer session.  If you are interested, please complete the form below.

Register for Thriving Sibling

Join Our Annual Family Photo Contest

Last chance to enter our Annual Family Photo Contest to win a prize! This year's theme is Milestones. Our children work harder than anyone to reach their goals. It is reason to celebrate when they meet new milestones, no matter how big or small, because they are all significant! We are so excited to learn about your child and your family's milestones this year. Photos are featured in our Family Photo Slideshow during our annual community awareness event, as well as other communication materials.

How to enter:

  • Click on the button below to submit 1 or 2 photos that illustrate your child's milestone(s).
  • Make sure to upload the largest file size for best photo quality.
  • As you upload your photos, include two sentences that clearly describe the milestone that is taking place in the photo.
  • The deadline has been extended to May 25th.
Submission Form

Other Announcements & Resources

Upcoming Sibshops Event

Join us on Saturday, June 4th from 10 to 11 AM on Zoom for our next Sibshops events for siblings. Registration is FREE and required to obtain the login information. Email or call us at Sibshops@AZAunited.org or 602-773-5773.

Support Group for Spanish-speaking Families

Our Grupo de Apoyo Unidos en Bienestar (Therapeutic Support Group in Spanish for parents), will meet again on Thursday evening May 26th, Wednesday morning June 8th and Thursday evening June 23rd. For more information contact Apoyo@AZAunited.org or 602-932-227.

Job Opportunities with Team AZA

AZA United is a growing organization and we are always hiring great people to join our team! Click on any of the featured jobs below to learn more or view all job openings here.

Clinic-Based Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

This role will focus specifically on our new therapy center near downtown Chandler. SLPs are primarily responsible for developing treatment plans, conducting treatment, and overseeing individualized programs for speech therapy clients. 

Clinical Technician (DSP Direct Support Provider/ Behavior Coach)

We are seeking compassionate Clinical Technicians to administer a variety of behavioral intervention and skill-teaching strategies in order to support children and adults with developmental disabilities and high needs behavior.

Habilitation and Respite Provider

This position offers NEW HIGHER RATES and a STARTUP BONUS up to $250!

We are seeking responsible candidates who love to work with children and want to make a real difference in the lives of the families we serve. Habilitation and Respite Providers are paraprofessionals that work directly with children in their homes, doing activities to accomplish goals that include life skills and positive behavior.

Arizona Autism United | 602-773-5773 | www.AZAunited.org

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