Human Services

Arizona Autism United

Helping today, building tomorrow

aka AZA United

Phoenix, AZ


Arizona Autism United (AZA United) provides services to children with autism, a developmental disability that begins in early childhood and affects the normal development of a child's natural abilities to talk, play, and interact with others. Our mission is to help as many families as possible with individualized supports.

Ruling Year


Founder & CEO

Dr. Aaron Blocher-Rubin

Main Address

5025 E Washington St Ste 212

Phoenix, AZ 85034 USA


autism, developmental disabilities, habilitation, parent empowerment, applied behavior analysis (ABA), self-direction, Human Service Cooperative (HSC), best practices, self-determination





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Autism (G84)

Family Services (P40)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Speech and Language Therapy

Applied Behavior Analysis

Family Coaching

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

To make all services accessible to any family in need regardless of financial or other barriers.
To serve the autism community statewide.
To serve and support autism throughout the lifespan.

Develop and sustain a broad array of funding sources for direct services including government, insurance, schools, private pay, and fundraising for family scholarships.
Expand office locations and replicate programs/staff throughout the state.
Develop more program for adults by collaborating with other groups and organizations doing excellent work.

500+ direct support staff, multiple funding sources, solid and rapidly improving operational infrastructure, culture of family-centered care and employee development.

Number of children served, clinical outcomes, family satisfaction, organizational measures of sustainability and competence.

Multiple funding sources secured, and some programs now available to any family in need through Family Scholarship Fund.
Working on a 5-year plan to expand offices and programs to other counties.
Starting small collaborations with other organizations to support adults with autism.

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Arizona Autism United

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?



Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?



Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?