SARRC Breakfast Celebrates 25 Years of Autism Research & Programs

The Event: SARRC’s Annual Community Breakfast – “Better Together” The Cause: Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center Event Date: April 14, 2022 Location: Arizona Biltmore Resort Event Co-Chairs: Jena & Charlie Markle and Pearl & Mac Esau Presenting Sponsor: Jaburg Wilk Décor: Linda Beeckman Flowers  Notable Moments: The always emotional program garnered two standing ovations this year. The first to […]

Governor announces program supporting employment of individuals with autism

A new program called the “Phoenix Precision Project” will provide employment opportunities for adults with autism in the Valley. The program will provide jobs for hundreds of local adults with autism and other different abilities over the next three to five years.   The announcement this week included Governor Doug Ducey, SRP, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of […]

Michael Bill Elected to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center Board of Directors

Michael Bill, the CEO of MJ Insurance, has been elected to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center’s (SARRC) board of directors. Bill, a University of Arizona graduate, has been active with SARRC as a supporter, host and attendee of its events since 2006. He said he looks forward to bringing his “experience and expertise to […]

Afternoon Tea Party at the Phoenician

The Phoenician and its mascot, Phoe-Phoe the cottontail rabbit, will celebrate the Easter Weekend by hosting their second annual Afternoon Tea Party on the Orchid Lawn Saturday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event is open to guests and the general public. A charming version of The Phoenician’s traditional tea offering, the […]

Happy Father’s Day to the New SARRC CEO

A great need can only be heard if one is listening for it. Daniel Openden heard the words of mentor Lynn Koegel loud and clear. He would obtain his Ph.D. in Special Education, Disability and Risk Studies and begin to impact the world of autism research. With a passion for furthering his learning experience in […]

Who’s New to SARRC?

SARRC Names New Clinical Services Director, Amy Kenzer, PhD, BCBA-D. The Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has appointed Amy Kenzer, PhD, BCBA-D, as its Clinical Services Director, effective June 3, 2013. Dr. Kenzer assumes the position now held by Daniel Openden, PhD, BCBA-D, who will be ascending to the position of SARRC President/CEO […]