Provider and Resource Directory

State and Resource Services

Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

Child and Family Resources
201 S. 3rd Ave. Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 783-4003

The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) is Arizona’s statewide interagency system of services and supports for families of infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or delays.

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

AZ Department of Economic Security
1185 S Redondo Center Dr. Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 247-8705

DDD provides supports and services that help enable individuals with opportunities to exercise their rights and responsibilities of independent decision-making and engagement in the community.

Arizona Child Find

Phone: (928) 637-1871

Identifies children in need of early intervention or special education services.

Raising Special Kids (RSK)

Contact: Gloria Demara
Yuma County Parent Support Specialist
Phone: (520) 288-6533
Email: gloriad@raisingspecialkids.org

Provides support, training, information, and individual assistance so families of children with disabilities can become effective advocates for their children.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

AZ Department of Economic Security
1185 S Redondo Center Dr. Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 247-8880

Provides a variety of services to persons with disabilities, with the ultimate goal to prepare for, enter into, or retain employment.

Special Olympics

Contact: Lisa Ball
3250-A East 40th St. Yuma, Arizona 85365
Phone: (928) 341-4117
Email: lisa@specialolympicsarizona.org

Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

First Things First

233 S 2nd Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 343-3020

Funds early education and health programs to prepare young children to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.

Medical Providers and Specialists (Yuma County, AZ)

Yuma Regional Medical Center- Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS)

Yuma Regional Medical Center
Health Clinics (Located at Tuscany Plaza)
2851 S. Avenue B, Bldg 25
Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: 928-336-2777

Website: YRMC-CRS

Children who have eligible chronic conditions can receive the specialized care they need through Yuma Regional Medical Center’s Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS) program.

Medical Providers and Specialists (Arizona)

Banner-University Medical Center (Developmental Pediatrics)

1501 N Campbell Ave/ 535 N Wilmot Rd

Tucson, AZ

Phone: (520) 694-5437/ (520) 694-9988

Website: Genetics and Developmental Pediatrics

Providers: Dr. Sydney Rice, Dr. Margaret Trouard, Dr. Catherine Riley

Integrative Development Pediatrics
(Developmental Pediatrics)

316 S Covenant Ave

Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone: (520) 247-0405

Website: Holistic Special Kids

Provider: Dr. Sharon McDonough-Means

Phoenix Children’s Hospital (Developmental Pediatrics)

1919 E Thomas Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: (480) 661-1332 or

(480) 824-1884 ext 209

Provider: Dr. Elaine Ellis

The Melmed Center
(Developmental Pediatrics)

4848 E Cactus Rd

Suite #940

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Phone: (480) 443-0050

Website: Melmed Center

Providers: Dr. Raun Melmed, Dr. Agnes Bilog, Dr. Anna DeOcampo, Dr. Shabana Jessani, Dr. Charissa Pe Benito, Dr. Johanna Domer, Dr. Victoria Sheppard

Additional professionals who can diagnose ASD: Phoenix Area

Additional Professionals who can diagnose ASD: Tucson Area

Additional Agencies and Therapists: Phoenix Area

Additional Medical Providers and Therapists: Tucson Area

Medical Providers and Specialists (Out-of-State)

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (Autism Clinic)

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Boone Fetter Clinic
1300 N. Vermont Ave
#905
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone: 323-361-6102

Website: Boone Fetter Clinic

The Boone Fetter Clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic services and follow-up care for children and adolescents who have concerns in the areas of neurodevelopment, behavior, attention, sensory processing, feeding difficulties and social-emotional development.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles- USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
4650 Sunset Blvd.
MS #53
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone: 323-361-7827

Website: CHLA UCEDD

The USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) strives to create community-based, culturally-appropriate systems of care centered around individuals and families.

Therapies

Strong Beginnings, LLC

2741 S 8th Ave Ste C, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 782-1338

Website: Strong Beginnings

Provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, parent training, toilet training, feeding, school consults, and tutoring.

Saguaro Speech Therapy

3802 W 16th St, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 276-3824

Provide speech-language therapy and feeding therapy.

Arenwald-Theranova Occupational Therapy

3802 W 16th St, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 941-0474

Website: Arenwald-Theranova

Provide pediatric occupational therapy.

STI Physical Therapy

11361 S Foothills Blvd, Yuma, AZ 85367

Phone: 928-342-7234

Website: STI Physical Therapy (Foothills)

Provide pediatric and adult physical therapy.

Note: there is another location in Yuma, however, they do not offer pediatric services.

Saddles of Joy

Phone: (928) 344-3562

Website: Saddles of Joy

Provide therapeutic horseback riding.

Schools and Special Education

WACOG

Headstart and Early Headstart

1235 S Redondo Center Dr
Yuma, AZ 85365

Phone: (928) 782-1886

Website: WACOG

Provides child development and school readiness services for children ages 3-5 and their families.

Yuma Elementary School District #1

450 W 6th St
Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 502-7800

Website:

Exceptional Student Services

Preschool Services

Provides public education for children from preschool to 8th grade in the Yuma and Foothills areas.

Gadsden Elementary School District #32

1350 E Juan Sanchez Blvd
San Luis, AZ 85349

Phone: (928) 627-6540

Website: Gadsden School District

Provides public education for children from preschool to 8th grade in the San Luis and Gadsden areas.

Somerton School District #11

215 N Carlisle Ave
Somerton, AZ 85350

Phone: (928) 341-6000

Website: Main /Special Education

Provides public education for children from preschool to 8th grade in the Somerton area.

Crane School District

4250 W 16th St
Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 373-3400

Website: Main/ Special Education

Provides public education for children from preschool to 8th grade in the Yuma area.

Yuma Union High School District

3150 S Ave A
Suite A
Yuma, AZ 85364

Provides public, high-school education (9-12th grade) in the Yuma County area.

Flex It Academy

2450 S 4th Ave
#108
Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: 480-737-8108 or 480-744-0816

Website: Flex It Academy

Provides private education, homeschooling support, tutoring services, and reading specialists.

Behavioral Health and Community Resources

MIKID

3780 S 4th Ave #3B, Yuma, AZ 85365

Phone: (928) 344-1983

Website: MIKID

Provide family support, youth services, suicide prevention, transition age youth program, and training programs.

PSA Art Awakenings

1314 S. 4th Ave, Ste C, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 344-3870

Website: PSA Art Awakenings- Yuma

Provide art therapy and therapeutic expressive art groups.

Easterseals Blake Foundation

1060 South 5th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 248-5112

Website: Easterseals Blake Foundation

Provide counseling services, psychiatric services, therapeutic groups for children and teens, in-home family support, family support for children with special needs, child development training for parents, independent living supports, and residential services.

Saguaro Foundation

1495 S 4th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

Phone: (928) 783-6069

Website: Saguaro Foundation

Provide DDD group homes, transportation services, and day programs, home community based services (habilitation and respite), and personal care services.

Family Partners

2197 S 4th Ave Ste 101, Yuma, Arizona 85364

Phone: (928) 783-3858

Website: Family Partners

Provide home and community based care (habilitation, respite, and attendant care), day treatment, developmental homes, and employment services.