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PBS NewsHour

Giving Adults with Autism Skills to Build Independent Lives

08/09/2016

PBS NewsHour

How Phoenix Became the Most Autism-Friendly City

08/10/2016

Archives

First Place Phoenix Opens Its Doors

11/01/18 – AZRE

First Place AZ Provides New Resources for Adults with Autism

11/01/18 – Chamber Business News

Autism-Friendly Apartments Open in Phoenix

10/31/18 – CityLab

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Launches First National Autism Public Policy Endowment Fund at Arizona Sate University

10/30/18 – PR Newswire

First Place–Phoenix: Special Needs Housing Complex Offers Independence, Fulfillment

10/29/18 – ABC 15

Meet Denise Resnik of First Place AZ in Midtown

10/19/18 – VoyagePhoenix

First Place AZ will Host Global Leadership Institute Symposium

10/11/18 – AZ Big Media

New Phoenix Apartments Open for Adults with Autism

10/04/18 – Builder Magazine

Midtown Apartments Provide a ‘First Place’ for Adults with Autism

10/01/18 – Downtown Phoenix Journal

A Responsive, New Wave of Real Estate Options for Adults with Autism and for Special Populations

Fall 2018 – Autism Spectrum News

New Phoenix Apartments Open for Adults with Autism

09/30/18 – Arizona Republic

First Place–Phoenix Opens

09/28/18 – AZ Red Book

New Apartments are Designed for Adults with Autism

09/26/18 – Cronkite News Service

First Place–Phoenix Provides Housing Options for Special Populations

09/25/18 – Arizona Republic

First Place-Phoenix Ushers in a New Era of Housing for Special Populations

09/25/18 – Paradise Valley Independent

First Place Opens with Aim to Help Adults with Autism Gain Independence

09/24/18 – KTAR

First Place–Phoenix Hosts Opening Ceremony, Ushers in a New Era of Housing for Special Populations

09/24/18 – InBusiness Magazine

A New Era of Housing for Special Populations 

09/21/18 – City of Phoenix Television

First Place–Phoenix

09/21/18 – Maricopa County

Phoenix Apartment Complex Built for People with Autism is First of its Kind

09/21/18 – Fox 10

Apartment Complex for Adults with Autism Now Open in Midtown Phoenix

09/13/18 – Phoenix Business Journal

5 Things Autism Advocates Want You to Know

05/02/18 – Arizona Republic

SARRC Continues to Create Job Opportunities for Adults with Autism

04/27/18 – Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Apartment Project Gives Adults With Autism Independence

04/17/18 – KJZZ

Developer to Break Ground on $11.2M Residential Community for Adults with Special Needs

04/17/18 – Phoenix Business Journal

Sprouts Foundation Gives First Place AZ a Boost

04/06/18 – AZ Business Magazine

Raising the Spectrum

04/01/18 – Phoenix Magazine

Metro Phoenix is a Growing Hub for New Housing for Adults with Specialized Needs

03/24/18 – AZ Central

First Place AZ Will Help Develop More Housing for Adults with Autism

02/23/18 – Rose Law Group

FSL, First Place AZ Will Develop More Housing for Adults with Autism

02/22/18 – AZ Business Magazine

Phoenix Sees Major Rejuvenation ‘Between the Sevens’

02/20/18 – AZ Big Media

Breaking New Ground in Supportive, Integrated Housing

04/14/2017 – Autism File

First Place AZ Receives $1.43M Grant from Virginia G. Piper Trust

03/29/2017 – Phoenix Business Journal

First Place AZ Receives $200,000 Grant from Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation

02/02/2017 – Phoenix Business Journal

New to Market – First Place

01/19/2017 – AZRE

First Place Has Elected Bo Calbert to Board

01/13/2017 – AZBEX

First PlaceAZ Names CFO

01/12/2017 – Jewish News

First Place AZ Appoints Chief Financial Officer

01/11/2017  – Frontdoors

Joe Cooper Chief Financial and Operating Officer at First Place AZ

01/05/2017  – Phoenix Business Journal

Innovative Autism Housing Model Breaks Ground in Phoenix

12/16/2016 – The Jewish Week

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on Residential Property in Midtown

12/13/2016  – Downtown Phoenix Journal

First Place Breaks Ground on First Place Phoenix Property

12/09/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

Build A Brighter Future

12/08/2016 – Arizona Republic

$15M First Place-Phoenix Breaks Ground

12/07/2016 – AZ Big Media

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on $15 Million Project in Phoenix

12/07/2016 – Real Estate Daily News

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on 55 Apartments, Residential Training Program & National Leadership Institute in Phoenix

12/07/2016 – Commercial Executive Magazine

Phoenix Group Building Apartment Complex for Autistic Adults

12/06/2016 – KTAR

First Place AZ Break Ground on First Property in Phoenix

12/06/2016 – Camelback Real Estate Associates Inc

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on First Property in Phoenix

12/06/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on New Apartments for Special Needs

12/06/2016  – AZ Family – 3TV

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on New Apartments for Special Needs

12/06/2016  – AZ Family – Ch.5

Home for Adults with Autism Breaks Ground in Phoenix

12/06/2016 – 12 News

Community Advocates Break Ground On Unique Housing Project in Phoenix

12/06/2016 – KJZZ

First Place AZ Breaks Ground on New Apartments for Special Needs Adults

12/06/2016 – WLOX

ULI Arizona Earns Award for Support of Residential Options for Adults with Autism

12/06/2016 – Commercial Executive Magazine

ULI Arizona Earns Top National District Council Impact Award

12/02/2016 – AZRE

First Place AZ is Breaking Ground

12/01/2016  – Arizona Jewish Life

First Place AZ to Break Ground on Dec. 6

11/29/2016  – Rose Law Group Reporter

First Place AZ to Break Ground on Dec. 6

11/29/2016 – Real Estate Daily News

First Place AZ’s New Phoenix Location

11/29/2016 – Frontdoors News

First Place AZ is Breaking Ground

11/22/2016 – Arizona Jewish Life

First Place Phoenix: Breaking New Ground

11/18/2016 – AZBEX

AZ Insider: Chair Hockey- Who Really Took First Place?

11/18/2016 – Arizona Foothills Magazine

Goodmans Chair Hockey Winners

11/09/2016 – Frontdoors News

Cresa Phoenix Dominates at the Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament

11/07/2016 – Real Estate Daily News

Cresa Phoenix Dominates at the Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament

11/03/2016 – Commercial Executive Magazine

Cresa Dominates at Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament

11/03/2016 – AZRE

Chair Hockey for Charity

11/02/2016 – Jewish News

Chair Hockey Games Benefit First Place AZ

11/02/2016 – North Central News

First Place AZ Partners with Cox Communications to Open the Doors to a New Way of Living for Those with Autism

10/26/2016 – North Scottsdale Magazine

Goodmans Office Chair Hockey Tournament Returns October 20 to Benefit First Place AZ

10/19/2016 – Real Estate Daily News

Dignity-Backed Nonprofit Helps Adults with Autism Gain Independence

10/15/2016 – Catholic Health World

Goodmans Office Chair Hockey Tournament Returns Oct. 20 to Benefit First Place

10/14/2016 – Commercial Executive Magazine

First Place AZ Appoints Paradiz to Serve as National Leadership Institute Director

10/13/2016 – Paradise Valley Independent

First Place Appoints Val Paradiz as Institute Director

10/12/2016 – Frontdoors Magazine

Maricopa County Supervisors Approve Grants to Help Groups

10/06/2016 – Mesa Independent

First Place Elects Board Officers, New Board Member

09/29/2016 – Paradise Valley Independent

Goodmans’ Chair Hockey Tourney to Benefit First Place

09/28/2016 – Jewish News

The Phoenix IDA, Maricopa County IDA and Arizona Dept. of Housing are Committing $1 Million to Support First Place AZ

09/23/2016 – Jewish News

Arizona Autism Nonprofit First Place Receives $1 Million from Local Groups

09/15/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

Autism Support in the Phoenix Area

09/15/2016 – PBS AZ Horizons

Goodmans Office Chair Hockey Tournament Returns October 20 to Benefit First Place AZ

09/14/2016 – Real Estate Daily News

Get Stoked for the Real Estate Industry Chair Hockey Tournament

09/14/2016 – AZRE

First Place AZ, Cox Communications Enter into $235K Partnership

09/08/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

First Place Has Elected Its New Board Officers and a New Board Member

08/30/2016  – Frontdoors Magazine

First Place Elects Board Officers, New Board Member

08/26/2016 – Arizona Business Magazine

Phoenix Organizations Creating Resources for Adults with Autism

08/14/2016 – Downtown Phoenix Journal

The Autism Epidemic – A Q&A with John Donvan and Caren Zucker

08/11/2016   – Goop

How Phoenix Became the Most Autism-Friendly City in the World

08/10/2016 – PBS NewsHour

Giving Adults with Autism the Skills to Build Independent Lives

08/09/2016 – PBS NewsHour

PBS Spotlights Valley Nonprofits, Phoenix Community for Supportive Autistic Environment

08/08/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

My Turn: Phoenix is a City with an Uncommon Gift

08/08/2016 – Arizona Republic

What Will Happen To Adult Children With Autism?

07/22/2016 – Forbes

First Place AZ Wins $50K for Autism Housing Project

07/06/2016 – AZ Jewish Life

Autism Speaks Awards $50,000

06/29/2016  – Frontdoors

Autism Speaks Recently Awarded $50,000 to First Place

06/24/2016 – AZBEX

Phoenix Autism Nonprofit Wins $50,000 from Autism Speaks

06/21/2016 – Phoenix Business Journal

Innovative Housing Model For People With Autism And Other Disabilities

05/12/16 – The Jewish Week

Ron Leinbach Has Been Named to the Board of Directors of First Place

05/11/2016 – Jewish News

First Place® Announces New Board Member, Rob D. Leinbach

05/03/2016 – Commercial Executive Magazine

Ingredients for a Supportive Community – Different Brains

04/30/2016

Autism Speaks House to Home Prize Recipient

04/26/2016 – Autism Speaks

Helping Adults with Autism Live More Independent Lives

04/13/2016 – AZ Family

On the Spectrum – Higher Education for People with Autism

04/11/2016 – ARC Light

Opening Doors: Home Options for Adults with Autism & Other Special Abilities

04/01/2016 – Home Matters

Journalists Laud Work of SARRC in New Book

03/16/2016 – Jewish News

A World of Possibilities for Autism: Here, There, Everywhere

03/14/2016 – Different Brains

Meet the Authors of “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism”

02/23/2016 – Raising Arizona Kids

We Love Autistic Children – Until They Grow Up

02/21/2016 – The Arizona Republic

Let It Roll: New Options, More Choices for Adults with Autism

02/15/2016 – Different Brains

A Community Smiles: Building Hope for Adults With Autism

01/29/2016 – Different Brains