Connecting Newsletter Winter 2016

Connecting Newsletter Winter 2016

Posted Dec 27, 2016

In this issue of Connecting we explore: Common terms educators use but may be new to you One family's experience with SCID, a disorder that Arizona does not currently include in their newborn screening The upcoming Partners in Care symposium...

Connecting Newsletter Fall 2016

Connecting Newsletter Fall 2016

Posted Dec 9, 2016

In this issue of Connecting we explore: Ten things you should know about the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014, better known as the ABLE Act How ADE and Raising Special Kids are working toward more collaborative...

Cuentas ABLE: Las 10 cosas que debería saber

Posted Oct 5, 2016

Cuentas ABLE: Las 10 cosas que debería saber 1. ¿Qué es una cuenta ABLE? Las cuentas ABLE son cuentas de ahorro con beneficios fiscales para personas con discapacidad y sus...

AHCCCS Reports on Needs of People with ASD

Posted Apr 6, 2016

  On February 9, 2016, The ASD Committee finalized its recommendations to strengthen Arizona’s health care system to respond to the needs of AHCCCS members with or at risk for ASD. The recommendations include both systems-level...

News for Foster Parents from DCS and AHCCCS

Posted Mar 22, 2016

AHCCCS & DCS clarify that foster caregivers have the authority to consent to behavioral health services on behalf of children in their care. Read more

Rising to the Occasion

Posted Nov 17, 2015

Two Stories of Post-Secondary Success What do you want to be when you grow up?It’s a question kids are probably asked hundreds of times. The choice is not simple and may be fraught with indecision and false starts. For young adults with...

Dispute Resolution

Posted Jan 15, 2015

Ideally, parents and schools work together collaboratively to reach an agreement on an education plan (IEP) that is in the best interest of the child. Sometimes, there are disagreements about what the child's educational needs are. Disputes in...

Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs)

Posted Dec 22, 2014

What Parents of Students with Disabilities Need to Know Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) are becoming a popular option to consider for parents of students with disabilities. ESAs offer parents the choice of how and where...

Upcoming Events

Feb 23

Special Day for Special Kids

10:00am - McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

View Full Calendar

Follow @ Raisingspecialk

Families assisted


Get Started

Parent-to-parent matches


Support Network

Professionals trained


What to Expect

Community partners


Partner with Us

Families Helping Families

Get Started

Contact Us

Raising Special Kids

5025 E. Washington St., Ste. 204 Phoenix, AZ 85034

  • Phoenix: 602-242-4366
  • Flagstaff: 928-444-8834
  • Tucson: 520-441-4007
  • Yuma: 928-444-8803
  • Toll Free: 800-237-3007