Navigating Autism in Arizona-Top 6 Things to Do

Top 6 Things To Know or Do:

1.  Apply to Department of Development Disabilities HERE.

NEW DDD Eligibility Policy- (Spanish) DD-640-S  (English) DD-640

DDD Chapter 200 on Eligibility chapter-200-eligibility-manual-with-links  

NEW DDD Eligibility Manual-Eligibility Manual

ACDL-ACLPI 6 24 16 LETTER Response

2.  Apply to ALTCS the Medicaid funding source for DDD HERE



PAS Tool Information

Updated EPD PAS tool Manual Training Guide 

Medical Diagnosis of Autism – DD 0-5 and MCHAT

0-5 PAS Tool Guide

6-11 DD PAS Tool Guide

12+ DD PAS Tool Manual Training Guide


Self Advocacy Guide for ALTCS-Arizona Center for Disability Law

Arizona Department of Economic Security DDD Policy Manual Eligibility Requirements


3. What does DDD/ALTCS cover?  First, DDD alone only covers support coordination. You MUST qualify both to get services. If you have both please look at the links below:

Services Covered

Care Coordination

Acute Care

To See All The Policy Manuals

4.  Contact your school district special education department.

5.   Attend the Autism 101 class

6.  Find the closest support group meeting.

You may want to also download the Summary of Autism Treatments:


You may want to download our favorite books:

Autism Book List

You may also want to download the Top IEP Tips:

Top 10 IEP Tips (2)

If you need additional help please feel free to call 480-940-1093/