The Dysart Unified School District is working to provide parents with useful information to keep parents informed of resources and supports available within the District and the State.
Information and Helpful Tools:
- Raising Special Kids
- A non-profit organization of families helping families of children with disabilities and special health needs in Arizona. All programs and services are provided to families free of charge. At all ages and stages of a child's development, Raising Special Kids supports parents through:
- Parent-to-Parent programs match new families with experienced parents through our trained volunteer network
- Special Education information, individual IEP consultation, training, and problem-solving support
- Parent leadership development opportunities. Family Faculty support the training of health professionals; serve on boards, councils, and commissions to represent the family perspective
- Community outreach supports families of diverse language and culture with services in rural areas and for tribal families. Newsletters are distributed to more than 13,000 parents and professionals
- Partnership between parents and professionals including information and training on family-centered care, and other programs that support professionals in health, education and social services.
- Autism Speaks
- Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Screening, Financial AID, Healthcare Programs
Disclaimer: The Dysart Unified School District neither endorses nor sponsors the organizations or activities represented on this website. This website serves as a distribution of these materials as a community service.
- Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC)
- SARRC undertakes self-directed research, serves as a satellite site for national and international projects and provides up-to-date information, training and assistance to families and professionals about autism.
- Through integrative research, educational outreach, model programs and collaborative initiatives, SARRC sets forth, promotes and facilitates best practices for early intervention and the long-term care of individuals with ASDs.