EIN 16-1738730

Arizona Autism United

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
559
State
Year formed
2005
Most recent tax filings
2022-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
Arizona Autism United provides individualized supports to help as many families as possible statewide. The organization offers habilitation services through one-to-one work with children in the home and community settings, authorized by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities. Its Clinical Family Coaching (CFC) program involves intensive parent and family training for at least 6 months, where parents and family members work directly with a clinical team.
Total revenues
$19,902,434
2022
Total expenses
$17,825,078
2022
Total assets
$11,943,219
2022
Num. employees
559
2022

Program areas at Arizona Autism United

Children and Youth Services:Habilitation This service is provided in the home and community setting by Habilitation Providers that work one-to-one with children. Habilitation services are authorized by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). To be eligible for funding, families must be approved through Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS). The Organization is available to assist families at no cost through the process of applying for ALTCS eligibility and requesting habilitation services through DDD. Respite This service provides short-term care and supervision for the child to provide relief for the parents or caregivers. It may take place in the childs home or in the community. Respite services are authorized by the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). The maximum annual approval for respite is typically 600 hours. To be eligible for funding, families must be approved through Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS). The Organization is available to assist families at no cost through the process of applying for ALTCS eligibility and requesting habilitation services through DDD.Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment (ABA) ABA therapy is one of the most effective and research-supported treatments available for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. A team of highly trained clinicians provide a custom and comprehensive treatment package. Overseen by licensed Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and implemented by Behavior Technicians, the Organization provides the level of support and expertise needed to help a child learn comprehensive life skills and improve interfering behavior challenges to meet their fullest potential. This service takes place in the home or in an Arizona Autism United clinic setting. Treatment is tailored to the childs strengths and needs; addressing communication, socialization, behavior challenges, self-help skills or other living skills that improve quality of life and community integration opportunities for the family and child. Speech Therapy This service is provided by a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) or Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants (SLPA). It includes evaluation and treatment. Assessments are administered to measure the childs speech and language skills. Assessments may include formal standardized tests or an informal assessment of communication skills along with a comprehensive parent interview and developmental history. Observation of social interactions and play will also contribute to establishing goals. Based on the results of the assessment, goals are selected, and implemented during individual speech therapy sessions. Sessions are typically scheduled for one hour, one time per week. Parent involvement in each session is encouraged as much of the session will include dialogue of specific therapy techniques and a suggested plan for at-home practice. Sessions take place in the home or at the Organizations clinic.
Family and Community Services:Clinical Family Coaching (CFC) This unique treatment model consists of intensive parent and family training over a period of at least 6 months. This program involves parents and family members working directly with a clinical team from 2-5 days per week, for 2-4 hours at a time, in the family home or in the community. These sessions focus on helping parents learn the skills to prevent, manage, and replace complex behavior challenges and other barriers to community integration. Through this program parents and family members learn how making changes to how they approach discipline, communication, rewards, and routines can impact behavior challenges they are experiencing with their child(ren). Parents are also taught strategies to improve their relationships with family members as well as their own challenging emotions if and when they are an obstacle to behavior change.

Who funds Arizona Autism United

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Virginia G. Piper Charitable TrustExpand Programmatic Access and Services.$500,000
BHHS Legacy FoundationWest Valley Center Capital Project$100,000
The Board of VisitorsDiagnostic Evaluation Services Expansion$50,000
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at Arizona Autism United

NameTitleCompensation
Aaron Blocher-RubinChief Executive Officer$196,548
Paulina TiffanyDevelopment Director
Lori KibbleRevenue Cycle Manager
Ken WebdaleTreasurer$0
Lynda McKaySecretary$0
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for Arizona Autism United

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$886,843
Program services$19,002,789
Investment income and dividends$12,802
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$19,902,434

Form 990s for Arizona Autism United

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-25990View PDF
2021-122022-06-13990View PDF
2020-122021-09-03990View PDF
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122019-10-25990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
December 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
November 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
November 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,500 from JP Morgan Chase Foundation
August 21, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $7,500 from June and Julian Foss Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersDisease-focused nonprofitsCharities
Issues
HealthHuman servicesDiseases and disordersAutismDevelopmentally disabled
Characteristics
Conducts researchState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
Address
5025 E Washington St 212
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Metro area
Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
County
Maricopa County, AZ
Website URL
azaunited.org/ 
Phone
(602) 773-5773
IRS details
EIN
16-1738730
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2005
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
G84: Autism
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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