West


Idaho

Autism Society of America (ASA) - Treasure Valley Chapter

2811 East Migratory Drive 
Boise, ID 83706 

asatvc@micron.net

Cheryl Nickels

ID Autism Association 
P.O. Box 2550 
Twin Falls, ID 83303-2550 

iaaa85@aol.com

Nevada

Senory Resources

Publishing and workshops for sensory processing disorders. 

Joe Tirella 
2500 Chandler Ave #3 
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120 

(702) 325-3148 
1 (888) 357-5867 
(702) 891-8899 (fax) 
(717) 637-7523 (fax) 
http://www.sensoryresources.com
joetirella@sensoryresources.com

Utah

Autism Society of Utah

Newsletter, support meetings, yearly conference. 

221-9450 (Utah County Chapter) 
734-9284 (Northern Utah) 
673-7630 (Southern Utah) 

Children's Behavior Therapy Unit

Program serving preschool children (ages 3-5) with autism/PDD. Units in Salt Lake, Utah, and Weber counties. 

(801) 581-0194 

University of Utah Autism Clinic

Diagnosis for the Intermountain region, and some individual therapy and social skills groups. 

Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D. 
Janet Lainhart, M.D. 
Scott Stiefel, M.D. 

(801) 585-1212 

William M. McMahon, M.D., Clinical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry/Annex Director

Primary Children's Medical Center, 

Learning Problems Clinic 

363 12th Avenue 
Salt Lake City, UT 84103 

(801) 521-1693 (Learning Problems Clinic) 
(801) 521-1620 (Inpatient Psychiatry/Annex) 

Arizona

Arizona Child Study Center

Programs in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Children's Health Center of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center 
124 W. Thomas Road, Suite 240 
Phoenix, AZ 85013 

(602) 406-3543 
(602) 406-6135 (fax) 

Bart Stevens Special Needs Planning, LLC

12406 N. 32nd Street, Suite 102 
Phoenix, AZ 85032 
(602) 404-4239  


(888) 447-2525 
(602) 996-0944 (fax) 
http://www.bssnp.com

Clinical Neuropsychology Specialists

3420 E. Shea Blvd, Suite 111 
Phoenix, AZ 85028 

(602) 996-1396 
(602) 542-4049 (fax) 

Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities 
1717 West Jefferson Street, 

Site Code (074Z) 

Phoenix, AZ 85037 

(602) 542-4049 

FLOAT (Friendly Local Organization of Autistic Terrestrials)

Adult Support Group, Monthly meetings alternate between Tucson and Phoenix .

Trish Crew 
(602) 299-8756 
trish_crew@yahoo.com

Sue Golubock 
(480) 802-9005 
sgolly@aol.com

S.E.E.K. Arizona

921 S. Val Vista Drive #104 
Mesa, AZ 85204 

(480) 902-0771 
http://www.seekarizona.org

Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center

Research, Education Outreach, Summer Camp, Support Groups, Training and Technical Support, JumpStart Early Intervention, ABA Training, Family Support 

Sheri S. Dollin, M.Ed., Director of Education and Training Programs & Emily Chappell, Executive Director 
1002 E. McDowell, Suite A 
Phoenix, AZ 85006 

(602) 340-8717 
sarrc@autismcenter.org
http://www.autismcenter.org

New Mexico

Camp Rising Sun

Our mission is to provide a summer camp experience for children with autism spectrum disorders and their typically-developing peers, provide respite to families caring for a loved one with autism, and provide a hands-on, evidence-based training opportunity for university students and professionals from the community desiring additional experience working with individuals with autism. 

Albuquerque, New Mexico 
(505) 272-9015 
http://www.camprisingsunnm.org

Alaska

Anchorage Parents Support Group for Asperger Syndrome

Sponsored by the Special Education Parents Resources Center. (907) 333-5634

Brenda Ross 
Ross_Brenda@msmail.asd.K12.ak.us

Peggy Sandberg 
ksand@alaska.net

PARENTS, Incorporated

Faye Nieto, Executive Director
4743 East Northern Lights Boulevard 
Anchorage, AK 99508 

(907) 337-7678 
(800) 478-7678 
(907) 377-7629 (fax) 
http://www.parentsinc.org

Washington

Asperger's Northwest Support Group

Support Group for parents, professionals, and people with AS in the Seattle area. 

Karen Roe 
fishmama@uswest.com

MindSource Center, LLC

Carrie Sheppard LMHC and Associates 
Carrie holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in counseling from Boston University, and has 24 years' experience as an individual, child & family therapist. Carrie completed a post-graduate clinical fellowship at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, is a state of Washington Child Mental Health Specialist, and is an RDI® Program Certified Consultant through Drs. Steven Gutstein and Rachelle Sheely's Connections Center in Houston, Texas. In addition to her background as a psychotherapist, Carrie has completed specialized training in the treatment of autistic children and is herself the parent of a child with an autism spectrum disorders.

27023 164th Ave SE 
Covington, WA 98042  

carrie@mindsourcecenter.com

Oregon

Darryn M. Sikor, Ph.D.

Oregon Health Sciences University 
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center 
707 SW Gaines Road/P.O. Box 574 
Portland, OR 97207-0574 

(503) 494-2749 
sikorad@ohsu.edu

Jay Edwards, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

Developmental and Pediatric Neuropsychology  


Emanuel Medical Office Building 
501 N. Graham, Suite 365 
Portland, OR 97227 

(503) 219-9992 
(503) 219-9993 (fax) 
doctorj@teleport.com

Portland Asperger's Network

A support group and information source for parents of children with Asperger's in Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas. 
http://www.pdxaspergers.org/

California

Asperger's Syndrome/High Functioning Autism Support Groups (Parent and Aspie Adult Groups) 

Kyle D. Pontius, Ph.D. 
Saddleback Community Church 
1 Saddleback Parkway 
Lake Forest, CA 92630 

(949) 454-9016, x3 

Bruce M. Gale, Ph.D.

Leads groups for children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome and related developmental challenges, such as moderate ADHD, ODD/CD, and extreme shyness. 

BehaviorTech Solutions 
16430 Ventura Blvd Ste 107 
Encino, CA 91436
  
(818) 788-2100 
(818) 530-4123 (fax) 
http://www.bgaleconsulting.com

Communication Crossroads

Speech & Language and Occupational Therapy Assessment, Consultation & Training Services for 

Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Related Disorders  


Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, Director 
P.O. Box 222171 
Carmel, CA 93922 

Phone (831) 333-9070 
http://www.commxroads.com
info@commxroads.com

Diablo Behavioral HealthCare

With office locations in Danville, Brentwood, and Modesto, Diablo Behavioral HealthCare provides a full range of services for children, adolescents, and adults along the Autistic Spectrum including Autism, Asperger’s, PDD, and co-occurring developmental, psychiatric, and medical conditions. Services include comprehensive evaluation, counseling, psychiatry, and advocacy. Our licensed professionals also provide community conferences on related topics. 
 
William Shryer, DCSW, LCSW, Clinical Director 
P.O. Box 1613 
Danville, CA 94526 

(925) 648-4800 
info@behaviorquest.com
http://www.behaviorquest.com
http://www.dbhnss.com

Elizabeth Dykens, Ph.D

UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute 
760 Westwood Plaza 
Los Angeles, CA 90024-1759 

(310) 206-4633

Fall Creek Attention & Behavior Centers

A team of clinical and educational psychologists, pediatric neurology consultants, counselors and psychotherapists, and parent advocates. Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, counseling, social skills groups, and school liaison for Asperger's and related developmental challenges such as ADHD, OCD, and Tourette's Disorders. Located in Sacramento, Carmichael, and Roseville, California .   

Debra Moore, Ph.D., Director 
(916) 344-0900 
http://www.sacramentopsychology.com

Grelling Psychology Associates

Kent Grelling, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in work with children, adolescents, and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders, especially those with social learning disorders such as Asperger’s Syndrome. He performs comprehensive diagnostic assessments for these and other concerns and specializes in clients with overlapping and complex diagnoses. He is also available for therapy focusing on anxiety issues and social skills development in this population. He has specialized training in early childhood development but also sees many AS clients over 18 years of age. Dr Grelling is the former Director of the Unicorn Child Development Clinic at the Mailman Segal Institute of Nova Southeastern University.

http://www.drgrelling.com

21C Orinda Way #141 
Orinda, CA 64563-2510 

(925) 215-8694 
(925) 235-7321 (fax)

H.E.L.P. Group

A private school with several programs, one specializing in students with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome. 

Sherman Oaks Campus & Administrative Offices 
13130 Burbank Blvd 
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401  


1-877-943-5747 
(818) 781-2018 
http://www.thehelpgroup.org

Independence Center

Mainstreamed transitional apartment living program for young adults whose learning disabilities include, but are not limited to, LD, ADD, OCD, NLD, and Asperger Syndrome, and whose social skills/social maturity are not commensurate with the rest of their abilities. Highly qualified staff available 24/7. Residents work and/or continue their education while increasing independent living, vocational, social, and communication skills. Financial aid available. 

3640 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 102 
Los Angeles, CA 90034 

(310) 202-7102 
(310) 202-7180 (fax) 
http://www.independencecenter.com

Kyle D. Pontius, Ph.D.

Licensed psychologist for diagnostic assessment of autism spectrum disorders, neuropsychological, psychological, and psycho-educational testing. Behavioral consultation, individual, marriage, and family psychotherapy for asperger/autism related problems. 

Clinic Director, Meier Clinics 
23441 South Pointe Drive, #200 
Laguna Hills, CA 92653 

(949) 454-9016, x3 
http://www.drkyle.net

Marian Sigman

UCLA School of Medicine, 

Department of Psychiatry 

Los Angeles, CA 90024 

(310) 825-0180 

Michelle Garcia Winner, SLP

3550 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 240 
San Jose, CA 95117  


(408) 557-8595 
(408) 559-1412 (fax) 
http://www.socialthinking.com
michelle@socialthinking.com

The Spectrum Program at New Roads High School

An innovative program for higher functioning students diagnosed with social-cognitive learning disabilities such as Asperger’s Syndrome, autism, NLD, etc. Our program is housed on the campus of, and integrated with the programs of, New Roads High School, a progressive, independent school in Santa Monica, CA. 

Nancy London, Program Coordinator 
The Spectrum Program at New Roads High School 
3131 Olympic Blvd. 
Santa Monica, CA 90404 

(310) 828-5582 
(310) 828-6561 
nlondon@newroads.org
https://www.newroads.org/programs/the-spectrum-program

Hawaii

Hawaii Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

William M. Bolman, M.D. 
1600 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite 620 
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 

(808) 947-4693 
(808) 942-5232 (fax) 
wmbolman@msn.com