Family Fun Night
Annual Family Fun Night is an opportunity for residents to welcome their loving and supportive families to an evening that gives them a taste of community life at First Place–Phoenix. Everyone gathered around … More
12th Symposium Exceeds Expectations—and Makes Many Memorable Moments!
Huge thanks to all—attendees, speakers and our generous sponsors—for being part of the 12th First Place Global Leadership Institute Symposium, in person and via webinar.Participation by and positive … More
All Aboard with the 2023 Symposium
Join us for this year’s 12th First Place Global Leadership Institute Symposium October 18–20 (in person in Phoenix or via webinar) as we “get on board” in support of adults … More
2023 Symposium Gathering Steam
Reserve your seat for the 12th First Place Global Leadership Institute Symposium on October 18, 19 and 20! The 2023 event is on track to be one of the biggest and most … More
First Place–Phoenix Hits 5-Year Mark
July marks First Place–Phoenix’s fifth anniversary since our front doors opened (as did our collective arms) to welcome adults with autism and other neurodiversities and their families to a whole new … More
Save the Date for the 12th First Place Global Leadership Institute Symposium!
Save the date and join us from October 18–20 for the 2023 First Place Global Leadership Institute Symposium with the theme of “All Aboard! … More
By Denise D. Resnik, Founder & President/CEO The “boost” on electric bikes offers riders (like me) added confidence on hilly terrain. But what happens when you run out of power? I recently had that very experience. … More
Congrats, Transition Academy Class of 2023!
They’ve worked hard to get through classes, apply what they’ve learned and arrive at this milestone. We’re immensely proud of their growth and progress over the past two years—and excited … More
Another Generous Triple-Match from
Make Waves Family Foundation!
In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Make Waves Family Foundation—a longtime First Place AZ champion and nonprofit equally committed to the cause—is TRIPLE MATCHING donations and directing the funds … More
First Place Production of Frozen Jr. Warms Hearts
First Place actors and supportive staff, ASU directing and production cast, family and friends in the audience—everyone take another bow! Frozen Jr., First Place’s second annual play, was … More