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Sensitive Santa and Santa and a Movie

Come and enjoy our annual Santa and a Movie Event in the North and East Valley at AMC Theater AMC Desert Ridge – Tuesday, December 5th 6- 7pm – Santa, 7pm – Movie AMC Desert Ridge 21001 N Tatum BLVD (Tatum and 101 Freeway) Sign Up HERE   AMC Mesa Grand – Thursday, December 7th 6- 7pm – Santa, 7pm – Movie AMC Mesa Grand 1645 S Stapley Dr., Mesa 85204 (Stapley and US 60 freeway) Sign Up HERE         Movie Showing: The Star This has become a new family-favorite tradition every year to come and visit with our Special Needs Santa without the lines or crowds and then enjoy a sensory friendly movie with the family!  This Santa is amazing with our kids and understands their sensitivities. Santa spends time with each of them and there…
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Art for Autism

THANK YOU ARTISTS! We just wanted to thank you on behalf of the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix for the art work you submitted for our art contest!  We hope you enjoyed participating in this art competition. We had several wonderful pieces of art submitted and it was a challenge to only choose 5. Thank you for ALL  for participating and supporting us  we strive to provide information, resources and support for this with autism throughout the valley. The Winners Ernesto (Ernie) Morales age 29 Ernesto has been an artist since age three. He has received certificates of completion from both Phoenix College in Media Arts & Digital Animation, as well as the East Valley Institute of Technology in 3D Animation. Ernie continues to draw every day, and hopes to fulfill his dream of working in an animation studio. He…
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Job Services Available Through DDD

DDD has Employment and Pre Employment Services Employment Support Aid: This service provides members with the one to one supports needed for the member to remain in  his/her employment. These supports could include one(1) or more of the following three(3)options: personal care services, behavioral supports, and/or follow along supports needed to maintain stable employment. The actual supports provided will be dependent upon member need; however, it is the Division’s expectation that this service will primarily be used to provide on-the-job follow-along supports for members in competitive employment. To read more click HERE. Group Supported Employment: A service that provides long term, ongoing support services for an employed individual. This group service provides Division members with an on-site supervised work environment in a community employment setting. Members are paid by the Qualified Vendor or employer for work performed in accordance with…
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